* The rocket was targeting a US-led base in the Kurdish regional capital of Erbil * Security sources said at least three rockets landed near Erbil Int. Airport
* A group calling itself Saraya Awliya al-Dam claimed responsibility for the attack
* Groups that some Iraqi officials say have links with Iran have claimed a series of rocket and roadside attacks against coalition forces
A rocket attack at a U.S.-led military base in Kurdish northern Iraq on Monday killed a civilian contractor and wounded five other people including a U.S. service member, according to initial reports, the U.S. coalition in Iraq said.
It was the most deadly attack to hit U.S.-led forces for almost a year in Iraq, where tensions have escalated between U.S. forces, their Iraqi and Kurdish allies on one side and Iran-aligned militias on the other.
A coalition spokesman said on Twitter the attack hit coalition forces in the Kurdish regional capital of Erbil, and that more details would follow.
WNU Editor: Reports are saying that this attack was launched by a Shia militia group with links to Iran. If true …. the Iranians and their allies in Iraq are testing President Biden.
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