Dutch soldier accidentally shoots Kurdish fighter

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Peshmerga fighters in training (Picture: Ministry of Defense). (Peshmerga fighters in training (Picture: Ministry of Defense))

A Peshmerga fighter was injured in Erbil in Iraq yesterday after being accidentally shot by a Dutch soldier on a training location, the Ministry of Defense announced on its website.

The fighter was taken to a hospital and the Ministry of Peshmerga has been informed.

The Koninklijke Marechaussee is at the training location to investigate the circumstances of the incident.

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