MESOPOTAMIA NEWS :ISIS strikes checkpoint south of Kirkukby Seth Frantzman

ISIS attacked a checkpoint south of Kirkuk according to Rudaw.

“A group of ISIS fighters attacked the checkpoint manned by Kurdish security forces known as Asayesh in Kolajo in the Garmiyan region at 11:00 pm. Commander of Garmiyan operations Aso Jalal, as well as an Asayesh member named Haidar Fuad, were among those killed, according to Khalil Khudada, head of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) office in Jalawla.”

These are some of the first Kurdish casualties from an ISIS attack in this area in years.

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