- "Military intervention" voltage in Kirkuk
Hot hour developments in Kirkuk, north of Iraq. Ksrat Resul, vice president of Iraqi Kurdish regional management, announced that thousands of peshmerga have been deployed to Kirkuk region since last night. Resul, tens of thousands of peshmerga and security forces have already been found in Kirkuk and around, six thousand peshmerga have been shipped to region since last night, he said.
The peshmerga said it was in area against possible threats from Iraqi army. Regional governance yesterday, Iraqi army and Shiite Hashdi Sabi militia were in readiness for a major attack in region, Baghdad government had refuted claim.