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At Iranian strike in Iraq an American civilian Killed

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Iranian Strike

Iranian Strike

A State Department spokeswoman confirmed that a U.S. citizen was killed in an Iranian missile and drone attack on northern Iraq on Wednesday. According to a representative, Vedant Patel, “We can confirm that a U.S. citizen was murdered as a result of a rocket attack in the Iraqi Kurdistan region yesterday.” Patel stated that the administration was withholding the American’s name out of respect for their privacy, but he made no mention of the American response. He continued, “I want to underline that we deplore Iran’s infringement of Iraq’s territorial integrity and sovereignty”.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken made the following remarks in a statement: “We stand with the people and government of Iraq in the face of these brazen attacks on their sovereignty. Iranian International, a London-based media source that publishes in Persian, broke the news of the American’s passing first. Confirmation that an American was killed will escalate relations between the United States and Iran and almost certainly prompt calls for retaliation from American lawmakers. An Iranian drone that might have presented a major threat to American forces in the region was shot down by an American F-15 during the attack on Wednesday, according to a U.S. military spokesperson.

Thirteen people were killed as a result of the attack, according to Kurdish health officials in Iraq. Iran claims to have attacked “terrorist” bases with missile and drone attacks. According to officials, the bombing was directed against a Kurdish Iranian opposition group in northern Iraq. Former Vice President Joe Biden authorized airstrikes against militia bases supported by Iran in eastern Syria.

The United States claims that Iran is attempting to divert attention away from itself by focusing on Kurdish resistance groups in northern Iraq. Iranian women have demonstrated unprecedented levels of disobedience during the rallies, which have constituted the most significant challenge to the regime since 2009. In front of sizable audiences, protesters have cut their hair or removed their headscarves, sometimes even burning them.

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