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Three civilians and seven peshmerga killed in northern Iraq in attack blamed on Daesh
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The Arab News reported that the Kurdish forces said Friday, at least three civilians and seven Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters have been killed in northern Iraq in an attack blamed on the Daesh jihadist group.

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A statement said, the jihadists attacked the village of Khidir Jija, south of Irbil, killing three civilians.

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The peshmerga, Kurdistan’s armed forces, launched an operation in response, and seven fighters died when “an explosive device planted by Daesh elements” blew up.

Source: arabnews