Multiple rockets 'smash into US Army base' in Erbil in Iraq

Multiple ‘Iranian-produced ballistic missiles’ smash into US Army base and Kurdish news channel office’ in Erbil in Iraq

  • At least five ‘Iranian-produced ballistic missiles’ smashed into Erbil early Sunday
  • There was ‘no victims or casualties’ from the attack, Kurdish health minister said
  • Missiles hit US army base and Kurdish news channel office, state news reported

Multiple rockets have smashed into a US Army base and a Kurdish news channel office in Erbil, northern Iraq.  

At least five ‘Iranian-produced ballistic missiles’ hit the city in the early hours of Sunday, Governor Omed Khoshnaw confirmed. 

He said it was not clear whether the missiles were targeting the American consulate at the site, or the airport in the city. 

There were ‘victims or casualties after Erbil blasts’  Kurdish Health Minister Saman Barzanji said.   

No further details were immediately available but videos posted online appeared to show several ‘Iranian produced’ ballistic missiles hitting the base in Erbil.   

Iraqi Shi’ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said on Twitter: ‘Erbil is under fire… as if Kurds were not Iraqis’. 


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