October 22, 2021

The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a U.S. military base at Erbil airport in northern Iraq.

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Iraqi Kurdish security officials say a drone strike struck near U.S. forces stationed at Erbil International Airport in northern Iraq on Saturday.

Internal Security Service for Iraq’s Sovereignty Kurd The area, whose capital is Erbil, was initially said to have been hit by three rockets near the airport.

Another statement from the Kurdish Anti-Terrorist Force said the attack was packed with explosives. Drone.

No casualties were immediately reported. Eyewitnesses said they heard at least six explosions in the area.

Erbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region, has an airport. Come under attack Several times in the last year, including explosive-carrying drones.

US officials have blamed previous attacks on Iran-linked Shiite Muslim militias, which have vowed to fight the remaining 2,500. US Army The staff is leaving the country.

(Reuters)

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