United States consulate in Erbil, capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, was targeted by 12 long-range missiles, according to local reports with multiple rockets reportedly hitting a US army base.
At least a dozen Iranian-produced ballistic missiles hit the city according to Governor Omed Khoshnaw.
Reuters reported that a missile attack on Erbil was launched from outside Iraq. Iraqi state media says, quoting anti-terrorism forces in Kurdistan, that 12 ballistic missiles were fired.
Saman Barzanji, health minister in Iraq’s Kurdistan Province, claimed there were no victims or casualties after Erbil blasts.
According to the reports, the missiles landed in the vicinity of the US consulate.