“Initial reports that Indirect Fire landed on Coalition Forces in Erbil tonight. There was 1 civilian contractor killed, 5 civilian contractors injured and 1 US service member injured. More information to follow” posted on Twitter few hours ago Col. Wayne Marotto, official military Spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), the 83-member Coalition to Defeat Daesh (ISIS).
«The contractor who was killed was not an American citizen, according to multiple defense officials. At least one local civilian was killed in the attack, which also struck a nearby residential neighborhood, according to local media reports» wrote Defense One website.
It was not immediately clear who carried out the attack, which took place at roughly 10:00 p.m. local time, shaking the nearby Erbil airport, in the Al-Harir base.
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