ISIS attack kills 6, injures 11 in Kirkuk

25/08/2019 - 18:34 Published in News/Kurdistan

Members of the ISIS terrorist group killed six people and injured 11 others in Kirkuk province, the Iraqi Defense Ministry said on Sunday.

A mortar attack targeted Popular Mobilisation Forces who were exercising in a football pitch in Kirkuk’s Daquq district, Afrsaryaw Kamil, a Kirkuk police spokesman, told Anadolu Agency.

Kamil said ISIS was aiming to enter the area through the attack but were prevented by Iraq's Federal Police.