One Iraqi soldier killed, two wounded south of Kirkuk


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SULAIMANI — One Iraqi soldier was killed and two others wounded in an attack by suspected Islamic State (ISIS) militants on Saturday (January 19) in the town of Daquq, south of Kirkuk.

The militants attacked the 45th Brigade in the village of Arab near Daquq, according to Iraqi Security Media Cell. The attack was repelled.

ISIS militants continue to be active in and around Kirkuk, despite its defeat and loss of the territory, and have launched a number of attacks over the last few months.

(NRT Digital Media)