At least five killed in ISIS attack on Hashd al-Shaabi, farmers south of Kirkuk


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SULAIMANI — Five people were killed in an Islamic State (ISIS) attack on a security checkpoint manned by the 16thBrigade of the Popular Mobilization Forces (Hashd al-Shaabi) in Basheer village, Kirkuk governorate, on Monday (May 23).

A source from Hashd al-Shaabi told NRT a clash broke out between their forces and ISIS militants and three members of their forces were killed along with two farmers in Basheer in Taze Khurmatuu sub-district, a mainly Shia Turkmen area south of the city of Kirkuk.

(NRT Digital Media)