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Iraqi Govt troops in new pullback near Kirkuk

Iraqi troops abandoned their frontlines near this Kurdish rebel-held town, falling back 8 kms towards the northern oil capital of Kirkuk.

world Updated: Mar 29, 2003 15:24 IST

Iraqi troops abandoned their frontlines near this Kurdish rebel-held town on Saturday, falling back eight kilometrestowards the northern oil capital of Kirkuk in the second such redeployment in recent days, an AFP correspondent witnessed.

First Published: Mar 29, 2003 15:24 IST