Kurdish-Held Areas Rocked by Blasts

Three bombs that went off in oil-rich Kirkuk are believed to have been directed at Iraqi Kurdish forces based nearby. "Suddenly, right in front of us was an explosion. It happened between several cars. And then we started removing bodies. And then the ambulances came and then we heard ANOTHER explosion. But thank God nothing happened to us. And then more ambulances came and carried off at least a dozen people." Eighteen people were killed.

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