Airstrike on Iraq military airport: 3 dead

IRBIL (Iraq): Three people were killed in an airstrike on a military airport in the semi-autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, local officials said.

Three crew members were killed and three members of the Kurdish peshmerga forces were wounded in the attack on Arbat airport, 28 kilometers southeast of the city of Sulaymaniyah, the Counter-Terrorism Squad said in a statement.

The airport was recently renovated to facilitate the training of a counter-terrorism unit affiliated with the ruling Patriotic Union Kurdistan in Sulaimaniyah.

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