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Official: ISIS Terrorists Kill 4 Iraqi Soldiers in Northwest

BAGHDAD—ISIS terrorists attacked an Iraqi army position in the northwestern governorate of Kirkuk early Saturday killing four soldiers, a local government official said.
It was the first such attack in nearly a year. In January, ISIS terrorists broke into a barracks in the mountainous al-Azim district outside the town of Baqouba, where they killed a guard and shot dead 11 soldiers as they slept.
Rakan Saeed al-Jiboury, the governor of Kirkuk, told The Associated Press that the attack “is a result of negligence and lack of care by the security forces.”
He added that the site of the attack is an area where authority is divided between the Iraqi army and Kurdish peshmerga forces “so there is no coordination, and [ISIS] takes advantage of this.”…

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