Iraqi MP says peshmerga ‘took revenge’ against farmers

An Iraqi member of parliament accuses Kurdish forces of acts of revenge in areas retaken from the Islamic State in the region of Nineveh, Israel Radio reports.

Abdel Rahman a-Shumari says Kurdish peshmerga forces destroyed 7,000 homes and heavily damaged the property of residents of approximately 40 villages. Shumari also says Kurdish fighters are preventing farmers from returning to their land.

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