Civilian injured by shelling in al-Rashad District southwest of Kirkuk

Representational file photo.
Representational file photo.

( Kirkuk – One of the leaders of Obeid clan in Kirkuk said on Monday, that a civilian was wounded in a shelling that targeted the house of one of the leaders of the clan southwest of the province.

Raad Samy al-A’asi, the leader within Obeid clan, said in a brief statement received by, “A shelling of unknown source targeted the house of Sheikh Saad Samy al-A’asi located in the village of Samy al-A’asi in the district of al-Rashad (35 km southwest of Kirkuk) resulting in the injury of one civilian that was present inside the house as well as the destruction of the house.”

A’asi added, “The village is still under the ISIS control”, calling on the government “to liberate the village and free the besieged civilians who are still there.”

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