The Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs of Iraqi Kurdistan Region announced that a number of civilians were killed and injured in the wake of last night’s attack by ISIL terrorist groups on “Makhmur” city in Iraq.
“ISIL terrorists attacked several houses in a village at the outskirt of ‘Qara Chokh’ Mt. in city of Makhmur,” a statement issued by Peshmerga Ministry read.
“The ISIL attack led to the killing and wounding of a number of civilians and Peshmerga forces launched a large-scale operation to clear the area from terrorists,” the statement added.
An Iraqi security source said that the attack took place at 10:30 last night, adding that two children were killed and three others were injured.