One killed, nine injured in US missile strike on Iraqi air base
BAGHDAD: Three missiles hit a U.S. air base in Iraq from an unknown location, killing a foreign civilian contractor and wounding nine others, including a U.S. soldier.
According to the international news agency, a missile attack was carried out on the American air base in the city of Erbil in the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan in the north of Iraq. A missile struck a military base and struck two nearby military barracks.
A U.S. coalition spokesman said the missile strike killed one civilian contractor and wounded nine others. One US soldier was among the wounded. The identities and nationalities of those killed and injured have not been disclosed.