The Counter-Terrorism Service announced Iraq's Kurdistan region Shooting down a bomb-laden drone that was targeting the international coalition forces to combat… Islamic State organization And American forces stationed near Erbil airport on Thursday evening, which is the second attack within 24 hours.
A statement – issued by the Counter-Terrorism Service in the region – stated that an explosive drone launched by “illegal militias”, targeting the military base of the international coalition to combat ISIS, was shot down at Erbil International Airport on Thursday evening.
On Wednesday evening, the region's Counter-Terrorism Service reported a similar attack, for which the Islamic Resistance in Iraq claimed responsibility.
American officials reported that more than 100 attacks had occurred against American interests in Iraq and Syria since mid-October, days after the start of the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip.
Most of these attacks were claimed by the “Islamic Resistance in Iraq,” which includes armed factions allied with Iran and linked to the Popular Mobilization Forces.
Washington deploys 2,500 soldiers in Iraq, and about 900 in Syria as part of the fight against ISIS within the international coalition established in 2014.