February 15, 2021

Iraq rocket attack kills foreigner, wounds several US contractors

Arbil (Iraq) (AFP) – A volley of rockets targeting an airbase in Iraq’s Kurdistan region killed a foreign civilian contractor and wounded five others, the US-led coalition said. The attack late Monday was the first time in nearly two months that Western military or diplomatic installations have been targeted in Iraq, after a string of similar incidents. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called for an investigation and promised to “hold accountable those responsible”. “Several American contractors” appeared to have been wounded, he added, without giving further details. Former US president D…

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