Reuters reported, based on official Iraqi media, that the missile attack on Erbil was carried out from outside Iraq and 12 ballistic missiles were launched.
Videos circulated on social media show the occurrence of several large explosions in the area.
The governor of Erbil, Omid Khoshnaw, said several missiles landed in the area, and it was not clear if the target was the US consulate or one of the airports in the city. Five explosions were heard during the attack, according to the Iraqi News Agency.
According to the Sky News Arabia correspondent, the studio of Kurdistan 24 was also supposed to be destroyed as a result of the attack, and there were no casualties.
And the official television quoted Saman Barzanji, Minister of Health in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, as saying, “There are no victims or victims of the Erbil explosions.”
According to information obtained by Reuters, there were no deaths or injuries among the American soldiers stationed in Erbil. There is no information on physical damage yet.
Source: “Jerusalem Post”, “Sky News Arabia”, Reuters
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