Act of war? “Sadrists protest US-Iraqi deal; Iran shells border villages – Summary,” from DPA, June 6 :
[…] Elsewhere, two border villages in Sulaymanyah province, 365 kilometers north of Baghdad, came under heavy Iranian artillery shelling on Friday morning, a spokesman for the Iraqi Kurdistan region’s guard forces said.
“No information is yet available on possible casualties resulting from the shelling,” the source was quoted as telling VOI.
Meanwhile, a local resident told VOI by phone that the two villages had earlier been evacuated due to the incessant Iranian fire. Only shepherds remained in the area, the source said.