25 January 2024

Kurdish authorities reported downing a drone fired by “outlaw militia groups” at a base hosting U.S.-led counter-ISIS forces in Erbil. The same day, a “suspected drone” struck a gas field in Sulaimaniya. The State Department denounced what it assessed was an “attack by Iran-aligned militia groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region (IKR), which damaged civilian infrastructure and has jeopardised access to power throughout the IKR”.

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