'20 Iraq Kurd fighters killed in Diyala operation'

Twenty Iraqi Kurdish fighters were killed in clashes and by bombs during an operation on Sunday to retake two areas in Diyala province, one of their commanders said.

AFP| Last Updated: Nov 24, 2014, 00:47 AM IST

Sulaimaniyah: Twenty Iraqi Kurdish fighters were killed in clashes and by bombs during an operation on Sunday to retake two areas in Diyala province, one of their commanders said.

"The number of peshmerga killed is 20 and more than 40 were wounded during clashes against (IS) and bombs at the entrance of Jalawla, inside Jalawla and in Saadiyah," Mahmud Singawi told AFP by telephone.