Tuz Khurmatu: Hashd al-Shaabi Clashes with IS Militants
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Tuz Khurmatu: Hashd al-Shaabi Clashes with IS Militants

ERBIL - Clashes were reported between the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias and the Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Tuz Khurmatu on Wednesday night, a spokesperson confirmed.

Speaking to BasNews, Ali Hashim, a spokesperson for the Hashd al-Shaabi in Tuz Khurmatu, pointed out that the militiamen caught a number of IS militants in Chardakh village where they were attempting to plant bombs.

Soon after, he noted, clashes erupted between the two sides, which resulted in the wounding of a militiaman.

"The militants of Daesh escaped to an unknown area after the clash," the spokesperson concluded.