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  • A rocket attack on a U.

  • S led military base in Erbil, Iraq, left a civilian contractor dead on Monday.

  • The blast wounded five others, including an American service member.

  • That's according to initial reports from the U.

  • S coalition in the country.

  • A Shia militia group with alleged ties to Iran has claimed responsibility for the bombing without providing evidence, saying it targeted American occupation in Iraq.

  • It was the deadliest attack on U.

  • S led forces there in almost a year, where tensions have escalated between US aligned Iraqi and Kurdish forces and Iran aligned militias.

  • Herbal is the regional capital in Iraq's northern Kurdish area, Kurdish security forces said at least three rockets hit near the international airport There.

  • Adjacent to the airport is a US occupied military base where Reuters reporters heard loud explosions and saw a fire erupt.

  • US.

  • Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday the United States was outraged by the attack.

  • In a statement, he said he had reached out to Kurdistan's leadership to quote discussed the incident and to pledge our support for all efforts to investigate and hold accountable those responsible.

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Iraq rocket attack hits U.S. forces, killing contractor

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/18
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