Unknown Gunmen Attack Governorate Building in Erbil

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Unknown gunmen on Monday attacked the governorate building of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional government in the city of Erbil.

Unknown Gunmen Attack Governorate Building in Erbil

Two gunmen broke into the building and opened fire on Kurdish forces, according to Anadolu news agency.

A Kurdish guard was reportedly injured in the attack.

According to a Kurdish security source, the assailants were shouting “Allahu Akbar” (God is Greatest) during the raid.

Clashes between security forces and attackers were reported inside the building.

A governorate employee has been reportedly taken hostage by the attackers.

 

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