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Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 16:54
Iran's Revolutionary Guards hit 'terrorist bases' in Iraq's Erbil
By Reuters
Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 16:54 By Reuters

Vehicles drive along a main road during a sandstorm in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomous region in northern Iraq, on April 7, 2022. (SAFIN HAMED / AFP)

DUBAI - Iran's Revolutionary Guards attacked "terrorist bases" in the northern Iraqi city of Erbil on Wednesday, Iranian state television reported without giving further details.

"No casualties have been reported so far," state TV said, adding that details of the attack would be announced shortly.

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In March, the Guards carried out an attack against what Iranian state media described as "Israeli strategic centres" in Erbil, suggesting it was revenge for Israeli air strikes that killed Iranian military personnel in Syria. read more

The Iraqi Kurdish regional government said the attack in March only targeted civilian residential areas, not sites belonging to foreign countries, and called on the international community to carry out an investigation.

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