“Initial reports that Indirect Fire landed on Coalition Forces in Erbil tonight. There was 1 civilian contractor killed, 5 civilian contractors injured and 1 US service member injured. More information to follow” posted on Twitter few hours ago Col. Wayne Marotto, official military Spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), the 83-member Coalition to Defeat Daesh (ISIS).

https://mobile.twitter.com/OIRSpox/status/1361426147356073985

«The contractor who was killed was not an American citizen, according to multiple defense officials. At least one local civilian was killed in the attack, which also struck a nearby residential neighborhood, according to local media reports» wrote Defense One website.

It was not immediately clear who carried out the attack, which took place at roughly 10:00 p.m. local time, shaking the nearby Erbil airport, in the Al-Harir base.

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