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IED wounds girl escaping from ISIS southwest of Kirkuk

 IED wounds girl escaping from ISIS southwest of Kirkuk

Representational file photo.

Representational file photo.
Representational file photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Kirkuk – Kirkuk Police Command announced on Thursday, that a girl was injured in a bomb blast that targeted a family escaping from ISIS southwest of the province.

Kirkuk Police chief, Maj. Gen. Sarhad Qader, said in a brief statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “This evening, an explosive device in the axis of Tal-Ward in the vicinity of al-Rashad (30 km southwest of Kirkuk) has went off targeting a family escaping from ISIS in the district of al-Sharqat,” indicating that, “The [blast] resulted in wounding a 15-year-old girl.”

Qader added, “A force from Peshmerga transferred the girl to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.”

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