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Kurdish officials claim "massacres" in Kirkuk

Iraqi Kurdish autonomy official Dindar Zebari said that after Kirkuk came under the control of the Iraqi army and pro-Iranian armed formations, about two hundred people were allegedly killed in the city, about two hundred were missing. At the same time, the main fault lies with the Shiite armed group "Hashd ash-Shaabi."

According to Zebari, who cite Kurdish media, the UN and Human Rights Watch have published reports on “house looting and killing in Kirkuk and its environs.”

Kurdish officials claim "massacres" in Kirkuk

The commander of the Hashd al-Shaabi detachments, Karim Nuri, called these accusations untenable and added that no one published any reports about the massacres of civilians in Kirkuk because there were no massacres in the city. According to Nuri, there are some armed men who, taking advantage of the confusion, tried to loot, but all these attempts were identified and stopped. Nuri notes that the city needs workable law enforcement agencies, without which the situation can “deteriorate from the inside.”

The government of Iraqi Kurdistan against this background reports that over the past few days more than 168 thousands of Kurdish people have been forced to leave towards Erbil from Kirkuk and its environs. This situation in Erbil is called "close to a humanitarian catastrophe."

The US State Department today is distributing Rex Tillerson’s statement, in which he called on Baghdad and the government of Iraqi Kurdistan to reconcile and search for an optimal solution to the complicated situation.
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    1. Shura Sailors
      Shura Sailors 24 October 2017 12: 12
      So this was to be expected. There is nothing to offend pro-American Kurds. You look at the UN Security Council, the Americans will again shake the tube with cocaine. Why not? It is unproven to blame, and there do what your heart desires
      1. NIKNN
        NIKNN 24 October 2017 12: 21
        Quote: Shura of the sailors
        test tube with cocaine. Why not? It is unproven to blame, and there do what your heart desires

        Already .... They accused Iran of supplying Afghan drugs, which poses a threat to the whole WORLD .... From the UN rostrum ...
  2. 210ox
    210ox 24 October 2017 12: 05
    There, some villains in others tear a piece, and peaceful suffer ..
    1. Partyzan
      Partyzan 24 October 2017 12: 15
      Quote: 210ox
      There, some villains in others tear a piece, and peaceful suffer ..

      those who suffer will never get this piece hi
  3. sabakina
    sabakina 24 October 2017 12: 36
    Ooooh, they have officials too ...
    1. japs
      japs 24 October 2017 12: 43
      A very dangerous force, these Kurds ...
      Striped decades supported this force.
      Well, now they got it from the zagashnik ... I met these revolutionaries as far back as 80-90 throughout Europe.
      Posters calling to help the unfortunate Kurds and Kurdistan ...
  4. Mar.Tirah
    Mar.Tirah 24 October 2017 12: 41
    Quote: esaul
    Yeah, but the fact that the Kurds on the way to the Deir ez-Zora deposits destroyed the Arab villages is normal. And everything was done under the strict guidance of staff instructors. Scum grabbed scum from scum. Forgive me the tautology.

    Hi Valera! They lie all. And there are plenty of crimes there and there. Everything is complicated in the Middle East.
    1. esaul
      esaul 24 October 2017 14: 02
      Hi friend! Banner - "East - a delicate matter." Recently there was a widely dispersed interview of the Wagner PMC fight, so there the curtain slightly opened. drinks
  5. Roma 1977
    Roma 1977 24 October 2017 12: 55
    This is still bullshit. You will see what a howl about ethnic cleansing will begin when the Russian Aerospace Forces and the SAA drive the Kurds from practically uninhabited oil fields near Deir ez-Zor.
  6. Nyrobsky
    Nyrobsky 24 October 2017 14: 30
    As soon as someone pinches American interest, the cries about the dead children and the broken hospitals immediately begin, while the coalition forces bombed Racca so that thousands of civilians died there. If you remove the Americans from the Middle East, then everything will settle down there in a year, and as long as they have interest there, then the massacre of all against all will last for decades.
  7. askme
    askme 24 October 2017 17: 39
    The farther into the forest, the less confidence in the world in these cries. They will come, they will, and they will calm down. The main thing is that our consultants correctly advise the Iraqi government how to behave in hybrid wars. Now you need to wait for time. Prepare for the Kurdish counterattack. To beat the spirit out of them. Kurds are climbing into Kirkuk, mainly the non-Kurdish region of Iraq. Brazenly climb. Kirkuk to historical Kurdistan not a single side. The idea of ​​the Kurds to seize someone else's good, insolently, without gaining independence yet, is a bad idea. Pure hutspa. And they rake for it in full. Finish consumables. The US will fight there until the last Kurd. The experience of the world behind the scenes in managing the elites, small kings is tremendous. No chance for either the Kurds or the Yankees) Losers. Syria is not enough for them, they also want to grab the lyuley from Iraq ....)
    1. Normal ok
      Normal ok 26 October 2017 00: 02
      Quote: askme
      The farther into the forest, the less confidence in the world in these cries.

      The Shiite police are those who, in a famous video, crushed a young kid with a tank. So, I fully believe that the Kurds are right.
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