Abandoned military kit strewn across Kirkuk base

US-made military equipment was abandoned when the Iraqi army fled Kirkuk, ITV News International Affairs Editor Rageh Omaar reports.

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I witness buildings in Iraqi military base in Kirkuk still smouldering and discarded uniforms littering the vast base http://t.co/PPBMSxY7y3

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