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The Kurdish capital in northern Iraq is bracing for more violence, after a suicide car bombing killed at least six people yesterday. The Kurds are leading the fight against ISIS in the region after the Sunni-led militant group took control of large parts of Iraq and neighboring Syria earlier this year. This was the first attack in the city.

Mitchell Prothero, Iraq bureau chief for McClatchy Newspapers, joins Here & Now's Robin Young from Irbil with details.


This segment aired on November 20, 2014.

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