Kurdish forces repel ISIS in Iraq | News

February 18, 2015 5:31 PM

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Kurdish forces repel ISIS in Iraq | News

After hours of heavy fighting, Kurdish fighters in Iraq have repelled an assault by ISIS fighters southwest of Irbil, Kurdish officials said.

Kurdish commanders say ISIS fighters had threatened to overrun Kurdish defensive positions in the area for a while, and the two sides were so close that airstrikes were not possible.

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