Rocket strikes Iraqi base housing US troops

February 14, 2020

Kurdistan 24:

A new rocket attack struck an Iraqi base on the outskirts of the disputed city of Kirkuk where American troops are stationed, the previous site of an earlier strike in late December that resulted in the death of an Iraqi-American contractor.

“A missile landed inside the K1 base in the Kirkuk Province without significant losses,” read a statement from the Iraqi military communications center, the Security Media Cell.

“Security forces are conducting a search operation to find the perpetrators and located the launching pad that was carrying 11 unfired missiles,” the statement continued, adding that the confiscated material was “dealt with” accordingly.

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