(Worthy News) – Overnight Sunday, Iran launched some 12 ballistic missiles that landed near the US consulate building in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdish region of Iraq. According to one US official, there were no reports of casualties. However, An Iraqi official in Baghdad initially reported that several missiles had hit the consulate building. Eventually, a high official in Kurdistan’s foreign media office confirmed the American version that the missiles did not hit the consulate, but some landed around the consulate compound.
According to pro-Iranian sources, the missiles launched were Fateh 110, a.k.a. NP-110, an Iranian road-mobile single-stage solid-fueled surface-to-surface missile produced by Iran’s Aerospace Industries Organization.
The Iranian news agency Tasnim’s coverage of the story was headlined: “US Base, Mossad Training Centers in Northern Iraq Targeted in Ballistic Missile Attack: Reports.” It cited “reports suggesting that Washington’s new consulate building and two advanced training centers run by the Israeli spy agency, Mossad, in Erbil have been targeted in the missile attack.” [ Source: Jewish Press (Read More…) ]