Iraq: Rocket attack in Kurdish region kills foreign contractor
21 February 2021 | 3:33 pm
Rockets struck an American airbase in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq, killing one foreign civilian contractor. It was the deadliest attack on US-led forces in nearly one year.
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