More than 50 Iraqi military personnel were found in a mass grave in the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk on October 20. Iraqi military spokesman yehya Rasul said in a statement the same day that Iraqi security forces found a mass grave and cleaned up more than 50 remains in a village near the city of Kirkuk, the capital of Kirkuk province. The victims were killed during the occupation of the area by the Islamic state. < / P > < p > in December 2018, Iraqi security forces once found a mass grave in Kirkuk Province, in which people killed by the Islamic state were buried. < p > < p > in 2014, “Islamic state” controlled large areas of Western and northern Iraq, and then carried out a large number of massacres against security personnel and civilians. In December 2017, the Iraqi government announced a “historic victory” against the “Islamic state”, but there are still some extremists waiting for the opportunity to launch attacks in Iraq.