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n.1.A lock or tuft of hair.
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"'Tuz naught to be smuckerun' ot," her mother reproved her.
The villages of Epkin, Tuz, Ak-Chiy, Cholpon felt quakes at- 3 magnitude, the villages of Ak-Talaa, Komsomol, Ortok - 2.5, and in the villages of Kyzyl-Dobo, Mantysh - 2 magnitude.
"The forces of the 52nd Brigade in the popular mobilization have found hideouts and ammunitions belonging to Daesh for eastern Tuz," the PMF said in a statement.
Johannes Zutt, Country Director for Turkey stated: "The gas storage facility at Tuz Golu is the first of its kind in Turkey and one of few such projects globally.
London [UK], November 22 ( ANI ): At least twenty-four persons have lost their lives and over forty have been injured in a suicide car bombing in the northern Iraqi town of Tuz Khurmatu.
The Arabic-language Ilaf news website reported on Sunday that the Iraqi Turkmens' coordination board announced in a statement that Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has agreed with sending the presidential regiment to Kirkuk and Tuz Khurmatu after certain Kurdish ministers insisted on the issue, adding that using the existing forces in the Southern and Western Iraq is also possible.
Mayor Shalal Abdel said that under the deal, local police would take control of Tuz Khurmato -- home to Kurds, Shiite Turkmen and Sunni Arabs.
The clashes in Tuz Khurmatu could not come at a worse time for Iraqi prime minister Abadi, who has failed in his efforts  to rid the country of (http://www.ibtimes.com/iraq-government-teeters-edge-collapse-fight-against-isis-drags-2354898) corruption with his cabinet reshuffle, aiming to bring in a a slew of technocrats. Several of his nominees refused to accept the jobs, and in the ensuing vacuum, officials are quietly trying to skew the economy for personal gain. Muqtada al-Sadr, a powerful Shiite cleric who used to support Abadi, is now threatening to uproot the government altogether.
Iraqi soldiers recently laid down their arms and abandoned Tuz Khurmatu as ISIL marched on the district.
"Gunmen managed to take over three villages between Tuz Khormatu province and Amirli south Kirkuk, while 20 civilians were killed during the clashes," the province governor, Shalal Abdoul, said.
By Salih Waladbagi At least eight people have been killed and more than 30 others injured in two terrorist attacks in the district of Tuz Khurmatu on Saturday, November 23.