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Clashes Erupt Between Kurdish, Shi'ite Fighters in Iraqi Town

Heavy clashes erupted Sunday between Kurdish peshmerga forces and Shi'ite paramilitary troops inside a contested town north of Baghdad, a spokesman said.   A quarrel between two neighbors, a Kurd and a Shi'ite Turkoman, evolved into a military confrontation between the peshmerga forces and Shi'ite fighters who share the town of Tuz Khormato, said Karim al-Nouri, the spokesman for Iraq's paramilitary forces - which are made up mainly of Shi'ite...

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