World Bulletin / News Desk
Clashes erupted between a Turkmen militia group and Peshmerga forces in northern Iraq's Saladin province, a state official said Friday.
The province’s deputy governor, Mohamed Abdulvahid, said that fighting between al-Hashdi al-Shabi and Kurdish Peshmerga took place in the Tuz Khurmatu district.
Gunfire broke out as police deactivated a bomb planted near Dedegarib Mosque, he said.
The incident raised tensions in the district and al-Hashdi al-Shabi forces began firing at the headquarters of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan party, Abdulvahid said.
There are no reports of casualties so far.Last Mod: 14 Ekim 2017, 11:21