Iraq: polling stations in Kirkuk besieged

Iraq: polling stations in Kirkuk besieged

World May 16, 2018 15:48

baghdad - Several polling stations in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk were besieged by armed men on Wednesday evening, four days after the parliamentary elections. That said the head of the election committee in Iraq.

Riyadh al-Badran said that the armed men, whom he did not identify, put pressure on the committee to change the election results. 'The committee's staff are in a hostage situation,' he said, calling on the authorities to provide protection.

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