Kurds launch offensive against ISIS in north Iraq

By REUTERS
September 30, 2015 10:06

ERBIL, Iraq - Kurdish forces attacked Islamic State in northern Iraq on Wednesday in the latest of several offensives aimed at driving the militants away from the oil-rich city of Kirkuk.

The assault began in the early morning to capture the al-Gurra heights to the west of Kirkuk in the direction of the Islamic State bastion of Hawijah, Kurdish military sources said


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