April 18, 2024



Erbil Airport in Iraq is hit in drone attack aimed at US military base on the grounds

Daily Mail.com

Erbil Airport in northern Iraq was reportedly attacked by a drone armed with explosives while hosting US troops, it has been reported. 

The drone ‘came down outside Erbil Airport’ and started a fire, according to BBC correspondent Nafiseh Kohnavard. Reuters reported that the drone had been aimed at a U.S. base on the airport grounds.

It was previously reported that at least three drones and 20 rockets were used in the attack, though security sources have now said there were no rockets and just one drone used, Kohnavard reported.

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