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Shi'ite Militia Hashd al-Shaabi shot Kurds in Tuz Khurmatu

No casualties reported

Basnews English

2 days ago   |  News

ERBIL - Shi'ite militia Hashd al-Shaabi shots a number of Kurdish residents in Khurmatu Town in southern Kirkuk Province; clashes take place between both sides.

Mohammed Fayiq, a Kurdish official from Tuz Khurmatu, told BasNews that the clashes took place on the main road of Tuz Khurmatu-Baghdad on Sunday.

He added that police forces immediately arrived at the scene to control the situation. "They arrested three Hashd al-Shaabi militants who shot some Kurdish residents. The militants were the initiator of the clashes."

Fayeq also stated that nobody was killed in the clashes, only properties were damaged.

Instability has risen in Tuz Khurmatu since the deployment of Hashd al-Shaabi militants to the town in the past few months.
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