Clash between Kurds and Arabs raises risks of warNovember 22, 2012 at 9:21 pm | Posted in Turkmens | Leave a comment
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In recent months, a surge of bombings, assassinations and kidnappings that seem to target mostly Turkmens has left the community feeling vulnerable, and many say they would welcome the deployment of Iraqi army forces to end Kurdish rule.
“It’s the Kurds who are the biggest problem in this town,” grumbled a 23-year-old Turkmen resident who hid during the firefight in the back of his shop. “They are 20 per cent of the population, but they control everything.”