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Kurdistan region says Iraqi forces preparing major attack in Kirkuk region
October 11, 2017 | 9:21 PM
by Reuters
Members of the Kirkuk Provincial Council vote on the referendum in Kirkuk, Iraq August 29, 2017. Photo - Reuters
 
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Baghdad: Iraqi government forces and Iranian-trained Iraqi paramilitaries are "preparing a major attack" on Kurdish forces in the area of Kirkuk, said the Kurdistan Regional Government on Wednesday.

"We're receiving dangerous messages that Iraqi forces, including Popular Mobilisation and Federal Police are preparing a major attack .. on Kurdistan," said the KRG 's Security Council in tweet confirmed by a Kurdish official.

Offensives are being prepared in the areas of Kirkuk and Mosul, it said.


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