Nearly 30,000 Kurds displaced from Tuz, flashpoint city near Kirkuk

By REUTERS
October 25, 2017 15:30
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BAGHDAD - Nearly 30,000 Kurds have been displaced from Tuz Khurmato, a multi-ethnic city south of Kirkuk where sectarian and ethnic tension flared after Iraqi forces took over the region, humanitarian organizations said on Wednesday.

Most of the displaced people are staying in open shelters and in need of urgent aid, according to officials from two international humanitarian organizations who spoke to Reuters.


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