Iraq: Peshmerga attack on Hashad al-Shaabi forces

Thursday 15 April 2021 - 10:05

ISWNews Analysis Group: Today morning, Peshmerga forces opened fire on a Hashad al-Shaabi position, wounding one PMU member.

The attack took place shortly after 5 a.m. local time in the Basakhrah area east of Mosul. Peshmerga forces fired an anti-tank missile and opened fire with heavy machine guns on the 30th Hashad al-Shaabi (PMU) brigade in the area. According to preliminary information, one of the PMU member was wounded in the attack.

Also few hours later, in a separate attack, Peshmerga forces fired another anti-tank missile at PMU positions north of Mosul in the Barimah area.

An investigation has been launched into the cause of the accident.

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