An Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighter monitors his surrounding from the top of Mount Zardak, about 25 kilometres east of Mosul, on August 6, 2015. AFP PHOTO / SAFIN HAMED
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Kurdish forces fighting ISIS militants in northern Iraq have reported being attacked with chemical weapons, the German Defense Ministry said Thursday.A senior official from the peshmerga told AFP the attack happened two days ago and wounded several dozen fighters.ISIS has previously been accused of using chlorine against Kurdish forces in Iraq.In March, the autonomous Kurdish government in northern Iraq said it had evidence that the militant group used chlorine in a car bomb attack on Jan. 23 .
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