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Iraq Kurds in Kirkuk

4 July 2004..Kirkuk, Iraq..Kirkuk....In one of the most mixed raced cities in Iraq tensions are rising as Arabs are being forced from their homes by returning Kurdish refugees. The population of the city is split bewteen the Turkomans, Arabs and Kurds, it is one of Iraq richest oil regions and evey group is keen to grab as big a share as possible.....Falah Salman, 25 and his mother Fakhriyed Sayyed Qassem live with his sisters in Kirkuk. They are Arabs and despite being stabbed 7 times by Kurdish Peshmerger fighters and having his sister wounded in a shooting the familiy refuse to leave their home .

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4 July 2004..Kirkuk, Iraq..Kirkuk....In one of the most mixed raced cities in Iraq tensions are rising as Arabs are being forced from their homes by returning Kurdish refugees. The population of the city is split bewteen the Turkomans, Arabs and Kurds, it is one of Iraq richest oil regions and evey group is keen to grab as big a share as possible.....Falah Salman, 25 and his mother Fakhriyed Sayyed Qassem live with his sisters in Kirkuk. They are Arabs and despite being stabbed 7 times by Kurdish Peshmerger fighters and having his sister wounded in a shooting the familiy refuse to leave their home .