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The Policeman of Kirkuk

The BBC's Arabic Service has spent several weeks with a policeman of the oil rich region of Kirkuk in Northern Iraq as he and his men battle to defend their country.

Brigadier-General Sarhad Qader has a dangerous job. As a policeman of the oil rich region of Kirkuk in Northern Iraq, he�s survived more than a dozen assassination attempts over the years as warring factions competed for power. Now, it�s got even tougher. Since June, his patch has been right on the front line with ISIS, the Islamic State group. The BBC's Arabic Service has spent several weeks with him and his men as they battle to defend their city.

50 minutes

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Sun 12 Oct 2014 21:10GMT

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