VIDEO: ISIS Raid in Iraq's Kirkuk Casualties Risen to 180 People

Sat Oct 22, 2016 11:27:53

An ongoing attack by the so-called Islamic State terro group in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk has killed at least 46 people, mostly members of the security forces, security and medical sources said Saturday.

"We have 46 dead and 133 wounded, most of them members of the security services, as result of the clashes with Daesh (ISIS, ISIL , IS )," an interior ministry brigadier general told AFP.

The toll was confirmed by a source at the Kirkuk health directorate. The brigadier general also said at least 25 terrorist attackers had been killed since the raid was launched early Friday.

Also at least 15 women have lost their lives and scores of other civilians have sustained injuries when fighter jets operated by the so-called US-led coalition struck a mourning procession in Iraq’s oil-rich Northern Province of Kirkuk.

Mourning was held for Friday victim of ISIS attack.


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