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1 killed, 5 Americans injured in rockets strike near U.S. base in Iraq

Posted on AllSides February 15th, 2021
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Fourteen rockets struck outside Irbil international airport near where U.S. forces are based in northern Iraq late Monday, killing one non-US civilian contractor and wounding five Americans, according to U.S. defense officials.

President Joe Biden has been briefed on the attack, which sparked fears of a new escalation in the region, according to a White House official.

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