IS again attacks Turkish military camp in Iraq

IS again attacks Turkish military camp in Iraq
14:47 8 Yanvar 2016
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Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 8


Members of the terrorist group “Islamic State” (aka IS, ISIL or Daesh) attacked a Turkish military camp in Mosul, in northern Iraq, the Turkish Haber7 news agency reported Jan. 8.

There are so far no reports on casualties.

Earlier, two civilians were killed and four Turkish soldiers were wounded in an attack on the Turkish military in Iraq on Jan. 7.

The wounded were taken to Turkey’ Sirnak province.

Turkish armed forces have a tank battalion stationed in the Iraqi province of Nineveh, tasked to prepare Kurdish Peshmerga forces to fight the IS. Turkish side states that an agreement was reached with Iraqi authorities on the matter.

Meanwhile, Iraqi authorities accused Turkey of an invasion and demanded the Turkish troops to leave the country. In addition, a number of Iraqi MPs demanded from the authorities to launch a military operation against the Turkish troops.


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