From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.
The Sunni Arab population in Kirkuk has rapidly increased in recent months, with many fleeing fighting and making the province their new home.
The influx has made it increasingly difficult for security forces to track down those suspected of being loyal to ISIL, hiding in the community.
Al Jazeera's Sue Turton reports from Al Wahda.