A general view shows posters encouraging people to vote in the upcoming independence referendum in central Kirkuk on September 21, 2017. AFP / Marwan IBRAHIM
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Residents of the multi-ethnic city of Kirkuk north of Baghdad were stocking up with supplies on Saturday ahead of the planned controversial referendum on independence for Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region.Iraq's government has called the referendum unconstitutional, with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi rejecting it, "whether today or in the future".Saturday's rush by Kirkuk residents to stock up came as the body responsible for organizing the referendum said it would indeed go ahead on Monday.
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