The Pentagon: Erbil was bombed with 14 rockets

Time: 02/16/2021 12:12:26 Read: 3,575 times

{International: Al Furat News} The US Department of Defense (the Pentagon) revealed the details of the attack that targeted the American base in Erbil in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

The Pentagon said that the US in Erbil targeted by 14 rockets 4 including al – Qaeda hit the buildings in them. ”

He pointed out that the attack resulted in the killing of a civilian contractor and wounding five Americans , including one soldier.

In the tweet to him , said Col. Wayne Marotto , spokesman for the process of ” steel Torque “: “The Iraqi Joint Task Force confirms that 14 107 mm rockets were fired, with 3 of them landing inside the Eastern Province on February 15 at 21:30 Iraq time, and one civilian contractor (not an American) was killed and 9 others were wounded (8) Local contractors and one American soldier). ”

Several rockets fell on the city of Erbil, some of them in the Waziran neighborhood and another on the 40-meter street


The Security Media Cell said, in a statement, that “the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces directed the formation of a joint investigative committee with the competent authorities in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, to find out who is behind the incident of a number of missiles falling on Erbil International Airport and its approaches on Monday evening, which led to A number of people were injured. ”

Ammar Al-Masoudi

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