Militia Forces Conduct Cross-Border Shelling; Six Killed in Iraq

Iraq forces continue to focus their attention on the Syrian border where Islamic State militants are still massed. Shi’ite militias in northern Iraq undertook cross-border shelling into Syria. The operation took place in Tal Safuk.

At least six people were killed, and 10 were wounded in recent violence:

In Kirkuk a roadside bomb killed two policemen. Gunmen wounded an intelligence officer.

A bombing near Baquba left one policeman dead and another wounded.

Four people were wounded when they drove over a roadside bomb in Dibs.

A bomb wounded four policemen in Iskandariya.

Turkish forces killed three members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (P.K.K.) when they carried out airstrikes in the Hakurk region.

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Author: Margaret Griffis

Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for since 2006.