IS attacks on government buildings in Kirkuk and a nearby power plant Result in deaths of 6 police and 16 civilians in Kirkuk, and 13 workers at the power plant. At least 12 IS militants, including 2 suicide bombers, are dead, but others are said to be at large. Four of the dead at the power plant were Iranian technicians.
UN human rights office says IS has abducted 550 families from villages near Mosul and is holding them near key locations as human shields.
Americans killed in Afghanistan are identified as Sgt. Douglas L. Riney, 26, from Fairview, Illinois, assigned to the Support Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; and civilian Michael G. Sauro, 40, assigned to Defense Ammunition Center at the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant.
Friday, October 21, 2016
Posted by Cervantes at 7:07 AM