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ISIS destroyed ‘70 percent’ of farms in Iraq’s Kirkuk

Head of the Kirkuk farmers committee: ‘Most of the agriculture equipment and machines were stolen and transferred to Syria’

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The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group has destroyed “70 percent of agriculture infrastructure” including silos southwest of Kirkuk province in Iraq, an farming representative told the independent al-Sumaria News on Saturday.

Ihsan al-Jubouri, head of the Kirkuk farmers committee also said “most of the agriculture equipment and machines were stolen and transferred to Syria.”

He described the pillaging as costing billions in dinars.