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Iraqi forces complete takeover of Kirkuk

Kurdish Peshmarga forces are seen near Altun Kupri, between Kirkuk and Erbil.


 REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

Kurdish Peshmarga forces are seen near Altun Kupri, between Kirkuk and Erbil. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

Kurdish Peshmarga forces are seen near Altun Kupri, between Kirkuk and Erbil. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari
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A boy sells Iraqi flags on a street in Kirkuk. 


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A boy sells Iraqi flags on a street in Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

A boy sells Iraqi flags on a street in Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed
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A vehicle of the Iraqi Federal police is seen on a street in Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

A vehicle of the Iraqi Federal police is seen on a street in Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

A vehicle of the Iraqi Federal police is seen on a street in Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed
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Kurdish Peshmarga fighters gather north of Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

Kurdish Peshmarga fighters gather north of Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

Kurdish Peshmarga fighters gather north of Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed
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A man rides a bicycle with Iraqi flag in north of Kirkuk. 


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A man rides a bicycle with Iraqi flag in north of Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

A man rides a bicycle with Iraqi flag in north of Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed
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A Kurdish Peshmarga fighter is seen near Altun Kupri, between Kirkuk and Erbil. 


REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

A Kurdish Peshmarga fighter is seen near Altun Kupri, between Kirkuk and Erbil. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

A Kurdish Peshmarga fighter is seen near Altun Kupri, between Kirkuk and Erbil. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari
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Kurdish Peshmerga fighters sit on a military vehicle north of Kirkuk. 


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Kurdish Peshmerga fighters sit on a military vehicle north of Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

Kurdish Peshmerga fighters sit on a military vehicle north of Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed
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Vehicles of Kurdish Peshmarga Forces are seen near Altun Kupri between Kirkuk and Erbil. 


REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

Vehicles of Kurdish Peshmarga Forces are seen near Altun Kupri between Kirkuk and Erbil. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

Vehicles of Kurdish Peshmarga Forces are seen near Altun Kupri between Kirkuk and Erbil. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari
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Kurdish Peshmerga fighters gather north of Kirkuk. 


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Kurdish Peshmerga fighters gather north of Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

Kurdish Peshmerga fighters gather north of Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed
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A member of the Kurdish Peshmerga fighters gestures, north of Kirkuk. 

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A member of the Kurdish Peshmerga fighters gestures, north of Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

A member of the Kurdish Peshmerga fighters gestures, north of Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed
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People walk on a street in Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

People walk on a street in Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

People walk on a street in Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed
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A Kurdish Peshmarga fighter is seen near Altun Kupri, between Kirkuk and Erbil. 

REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

A Kurdish Peshmarga fighter is seen near Altun Kupri, between Kirkuk and Erbil. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

A Kurdish Peshmarga fighter is seen near Altun Kupri, between Kirkuk and Erbil. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari
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Kurdish Peshmerga fighters stand at a checkpoint, north of Kirkuk.


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Kurdish Peshmerga fighters stand at a checkpoint, north of Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

Kurdish Peshmerga fighters stand at a checkpoint, north of Kirkuk. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed
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Vehicles of Kurdish Peshmarga Forces are seen near Altun Kupri, between Kirkuk and Erbil.


 REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

Vehicles of Kurdish Peshmarga Forces are seen near Altun Kupri, between Kirkuk and Erbil. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

Vehicles of Kurdish Peshmarga Forces are seen near Altun Kupri, between Kirkuk and Erbil. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari
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Kurdish Peshmarga forces are seen near Altun Kupri, between Kirkuk and Erbil. 


REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

Kurdish Peshmarga forces are seen near Altun Kupri, between Kirkuk and Erbil. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

Kurdish Peshmarga forces are seen near Altun Kupri, between Kirkuk and Erbil. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari
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