Shafaq News/ The Commander-in-Chief of the Iraqi Armed Forces, Prime Minister Mohammad Shia al-Sudani, has ordered a probe into armed confrontations between units from the Iraqi Army and Peshmerga forces near Makhmour earlier today, Sunday.
The clashes, according to a spokesperson to the Commander-in-Chief, has resulted in three deaths and seven injuries.
Spokesperson Major General Yahya Rasoul said that the Commander-in-Chief is closely monitoring the situation.
The clash occurred on Sunday near a security checkpoint recently evacuated by the Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) following a security agreement between Tehran and Baghdad.
Major General Rasoul emphasized the "need for restraint and wise decision-making at all levels, whether within the federal government or the Peshmerga forces, in order to prioritize the greater good."