Turkmen Hash’d al-Shaabi receive anti-tank weapons near Kirkuk

Kirkuk –

The supervisor of the “Crowd of Turkmen,” on Wednesday, in a statement received by Beyond The Levant has confirmed receiving Russian Kornet ATGM (anti-tank guided missiles) and two unnamed tanks ahead of a potential showdown with Islamic State in Bashir (30km south of Kirkuk) according to Mr.  Abu Rida al – Najjar.


The areas south of and west of Kirkuk have been held by IS since June of 2014.


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