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Iraqi Kurdistan hit by multiple missile attacks as threats rise

Attacks have increased against the Kurdistan Region of Iraq in recent months, targeting energy infrastructure while warning against continuing collaboration with Turkey.
A general view shows a damaged mansion following an overnight attack in Erbil.

ERBIL, Iraq — The latest in a lengthening string of attacks on the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) assumed to have been conducted by armed groups close to Iran has induced the region’s prime minister to warn on May 2 that this situation “cannot continue.”

Six missiles landed on Sunday night near a large refinery close to the regional capital of Erbil that had previously been targeted on April 6.

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