'Al-Qaeda making comeback' in Iraq's Kirkuk

Spate of attacks in northern Iraqi province prompts authorities to warn of return of groups linked to al-Qaeda.

    There has been rise in the number of terror attacks in the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk, prompting warnings from government officials that groups linked with al-Qaeda are making a comeback.

    At least 16 people were killed in a suicide attack - seventh in the past six months - in the northern province this week.

    Baghdad and Erbil squabble over control of Kirkuk, while security situation continues to worsen.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports from Kirkuk.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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