Attack in Iraq’s Kirkuk Over, 74 Islamic State Jihadists Killed: Governor

KIRKUK (IRAQ) (AFP) – Iraqi security forces on Monday ended an attack by the Islamic State group in Kirkuk city, killing at least 74 jihadists in three days of clashes, the provincial governor said.

“The attack is over and life has returned to normal,” Najmeddin Karim, the governor of Kirkuk province, told AFP.

“The security forces have killed more than 74 Daesh (IS) terrorists and detained several others, including their leader.”

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