Erbil airport in northern Iraq (the place US and worldwide forces are stationed) was attacked by an armed drone which was shot down utilizing air protection techniques there.
The Iraqi Kurdistan Counterterrorism Service stated it was not but clear whether or not the assault brought on casualties or broken infrastructure.
A bunch known as (The Resistance in Iraq), which brings collectively a number of Iraqi factions allied with Iran, issued a press release claiming duty for the drone assault on the US base at Erbil airport.
Experiences point out that greater than 100 assaults have taken place towards US bases in Iraq and Syria since mid-October.
Iraqi militias have claimed duty for many of those assaults, as a consequence of Washington’s assist for Israel within the ongoing battle within the Gaza Strip.
In a associated growth, a safety official for the Iraqi Hezbollah Brigades threatened to hold out extra assaults towards US forces within the area, indicating that assaults concentrating on US pursuits characterize solely the start of a brand new collection of assaults. clashes.
There are at present about 2,500 U.S. troops in Iraq, tasked with a mission to advise and help native forces going through ISIS remnants.
It’s price noting that ISIS captured massive areas of Iraq and Syria in 2014 earlier than being defeated.