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Arab tribe leader killed in Kerkûk

27 August
14:22 2014

KERKÛK (DİHA) - The leader of Arab tribe was attacked and killed in Kerkûk.

Kerim Avvad, leader of Elliheyip tribe, an Arab tribe, and his guards were attacked in Kerkûk city of Federal Kurdistan Region. Their cars were targeted on the way in Aden neighborhood. Avvad and two of his guards lost their lives just after the attack. An investigation was launched regarding the assasination.

Iraqi army withdrew from Kerkûk on 12 June and since then Peshmerge forces provide security.


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