Iraqi tribe calls for a general mobilization and carry arms in Kirkuk

Iraqi tribe calls for a general mobilization and carry arms in Kirkuk

Shafaq News / The Emir of Albu Hamdan tribe in Iraq, Sheikh Maytham Ali al-Hamdani called on Tuesday to general mobilization and take up arms to protect Kirkuk province from ISIS threat.

"An urgent appeal to all Arab tribes and villages in southwest Kirkuk, I call you to general rallying and take up arms in order to protect your areas from the terrorist threat of ISIS that wants to kill you and return the bloodbath that has lived on for many years by the occupation of your regions,” Al-Hamdani posted on Facebook.

 "I call you to support the armed forces with all its types under the banner of Iraq. We are all soldiers in the service of Iraq and our regions."

A security source explained that the attack caused two Iraqi army victims.

Concurrently, ISIS elements attacked at Tuesday dawn, a member of the Federal Police wounding him by a sniper in Saray village of Daquq district southern Kirkuk.

A security source told Shafaq News that the injured member of the 1st Battalion, 20th Brigade, 5th Division, was transferred to Kirkuk Hospital.

While in Diyala, a security source reported that it foiled an ISIS militants attack targeting a security station in the northeast of the province.

The source told Shafaq News that the security services had responded to an attack by ISIS militants on checkpoints stationed in Al-Mukhaisa area of ​​ Abu Saida district, northeast of Baquba.

"The attack did not result in any losses among the security services”, he added.

Al-Mukhaisa area of ​​ Abu Saida suburb 30 km northeast of Baquba is witnessing security breaches for the existence of dens and shelters for ISIS elements stationed in orchards and agricultural areas.


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