"A contractor of the us civil was killed and the us military and the iraqis were injured in the base in Kirkuk," according to a note from the coalition anti-Isis Us-led. Both the militias and the shiite and Isis have sleeper cells in the province of Kirkuk, disputed between the kurdish minority and the arab majority. "The iraqi security forces are leading the response and investigation", the attack happened at 19:20 local time. Against the base would have been launched thirty missiles. It was the attack the more impressive among those unleashed in Iraq against american interests since last October, and the first victim of the american.
last December 3, four missiles had struck the base of Al-Asad, only four days after the visit to the troops of the vice-president of the american Mike Pence. In November, over a dozen missiles had struck the base of Qayyarah, where the u.s. military is enormous. The Pentagon chief Mark Esper has expressed concern at the beginning of the month "for these attacks on bases in Iraq where troops and equipment in the Usa", during a telephone conversation with prime minister Adel Abdel Mahdi, claiming the right of americans to defend themselves.
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