IS fires rockets at Iraq base where Turkish troops stationed: sources

December 16, 2015 4:10 PM

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ERBIL, Iraq Islamic State militants fired rockets on Wednesday at a base in northern Iraq where Turkish troops are stationed, Kurdish military sources told Reuters.

The rocket fire was part of a broader offensive by the insurgents on Kurdish positions around the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, according to Jabbar Yawar, the secretary general of the Kurdish peshmerga forces, and a general.

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