Arrests made in Kirkuk gas official’s assassination
Iraqi premier claims members of Kurdish police were involved, raising prospect of political motives behind the May 2 attack.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi meets with local political and security officials in Kirkuk province's Taza sub-district on the day the operation to retake Mosul officially commenced, Oct. 17, 2016. (KAMARAN AL-NAJAR/Iraq Oil Report)
SULAIMANIYA - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced that Kurdish police officers have been arrested for the assassination of the deputy director of the North Gas Company (NGC).
"Some elements of Sulaimaniya's police did it," Abadi said in a televised press conference late Monday.
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