2/15/2021, 10:52 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Pentagon: US contractor killed in Iraq base attack

At least one American contractor was killed during Monday's rocket attack on a US-led coalition airbase in Northern Iraq, Spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve Col. Wayne Marotto said.

"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," Marotto wrote on Twitter.

Earlier, Iraqi media reports said that a number of civilians were also injured when rockets struck Erbil on Monday.

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