The crowd of Turkmen in Kirkuk province, troops announced on Saturday, killing 28 members of the organization (Daash) repelled an attack by the organization, south of Kirkuk (250 km north of Baghdad).
He said the supervisor of the brigade crowd Turkmen in Kirkuk Aburizal carpenter province, in an interview with (long-Presse), said that "a force to the crowd Turkmen forces managed this morning, to repel the attack for the organization (Daash) on Zerga area and surrounding villages, south of Kirkuk, killing 28 members of the organization. "
He said al-Najjar, that "the crowd Turkmen deployed forces detachments and ambushes along the road and the area around Zerga area, south of Kirkuk, to prevent any infiltration or subjected waged by elements of al (Daash)."
The unit of the security tensions in Kirkuk rose, after the control of the elements of the organization (Daash) on areas of Hawija and the areas of Riyadh and Abbasi and Zab, after the capture of Mosul, Nineveh province, (405 km north of Baghdad), in (the tenth of June 2014) , and repeated attacks by the organization on the outskirts of the city in order to storm it.