FILE - In this May 14, 2013 file photo, a group of armed Kurdish fighters from the Kurdistan Workers Party enter northern Iraq in the Heror area, northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo/Ceerwan Aziz, File)
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Helgurd Hikmet, general director of the ministry overseeing Kurdish military forces known as peshmerga, said that France, Italy and Germany are also among countries providing training to help Kurdish forces use new machine guns, mortars, rockets and demining robots they have received.The U.S. launched airstrikes and humanitarian missions in August to aid Iraqi and Kurdish security forces in northern Iraq.The first attack happened midday when a bomb exploded in a commercial street in Baghdad's southwestern district of Bayaa, killing four people and wounding 13 others, according to police.
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