Iraq PM vows retaliation after IS chemical attack

Iraqis carry the coffin of a young girl who was killed following a chemical attack on Taza, a town on the outskirts of Kirkuk, on March 11, 2016Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi vowed on Saturday to retaliate against the Islamic State group after it launched a chemical attack on a town near Kirkuk. The suspected mustard gas attack on Taza that left a three-year-old girl dead “will not go unpunished”, the premier said in a statement. A large number of rockets were fired on Taza on Wednesday from the nearby village of Bashir, which is held by the jihadists.

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