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Pentagon: US contractor dies in rocket attack at Iraq base

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By SAMYA KULLAB and LOLITA C. BALDOR
WASHINGTON - A U.S. contractor died Wednesday when at least 10 rockets slammed into an air base housing U.S. and other coalition troops in western Iraq, the Pentagon said.
Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby said the contractor “suffered a cardiac episode while sheltering” and died shortly afterward. He said there were no service members injured and all are accounted for. British and Danish troops also are among those stationed at the base.
The rocket attack was the first since the U.S. struck Iran-aligned militia targets along the Iraq-Syria border last...
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Pentagon confirms 10 rockets struck Iraqi base housing U.S. troops

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

Pentagon confirms 10 rockets hit al-Asad airbase which hosts U.S. troops, kills one U.S. civilian contractor
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Pentagon: US contractor dies in rocket attack at Iraq air base

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The Pentagon says a U.S. contractor died when at least 10 rockets slammed into an air base housing U.S. and other coalition troops in Iraq.
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