Pesh­merga re­pels ISIS at­tack on Daquq front­line

The Kurdish Globe - - NEWS -

The Pesh­merga forces last night re­pelled an at­tack by the Is­lamic State (ISIS) mil­i­tants in south­ern Kirkuk prov­ince.

A Pesh­merga com­man­der re­ported that IS mil­i­tants car­ried out an at­tack against the Pesh­merga forces on the Daquq front­line, south­west of Kirkuk, at around 10:00 pm last night, try­ing to cross the trench near the front­line, but the Pesh­merga forces warded off their at­tack which lasted for nearly two hours.

No ca­su­al­ties were re­ported on Pesh­merga's side, and the dam­age in­flicted to the mil­i­tants re- mains un­known, he said.

Pesh­merga forces also took down two sui­cide bombers at­tempt­ing to at­tack the Pesh­merga forces on the Bashiqa front­line in north­ern Iraq early Wed­nes­day morn­ing, after the at­tack­ers dis­guised them­selves as civil­ians es­cap­ing IS.

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