Why was Iraqi Kurdistan’s Irbil subjected to another rocket attack?

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Wed, 2021-02-17 02:48

IRBIL, IRAQI KURDISTAN: With the evidence in hand, independent analysts are hesitant to pin the blame on any specific group for Monday’s rocket strike on Irbil in Iraqi Kurdistan. But what they all agree on is that both the timing and nature of the attack, which principally targeted a base in the city’s airport hosting US military personnel, strongly suggest that it was the handiwork of one or more Iran-backed militias.

A home damaged in a rocket attack on US-led forces in and near Erbil International Airport. (Reuters)
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