Hashd al-Shaabi forces attempt rapes in Tuz Khurmatu

Hashd al-Shaabi forces attacking Southern Kurdistan along with the Iraqi army have attempted to rape women in the Tuz Khurmatu province.

According to local sources, the Hashd al-Shaabi forces raided a home in Tuz Khurmatu’s Republic neighborhood. An old man and his three daughters were home, and the gangs attempted to rape the young women.

The father intervened and took his three children and left the city. As they were trying to get away, he suffered a heart attack and lost his life.

Their car was hit by a trailer truck and all passengers are now reported to have lost their lives.

Meanwhile, PUK Tuz Khurmatu Official Hasan Baran stated that women are leaving the city to avoid sexual assault.