News ID: 266924
Published: 0539 GMT March 14, 2020

Funerals held for people killed in US airstrikes in Iraq

Funerals held for people killed in US airstrikes in Iraq

Iraqis held a funeral procession in Najaf on Saturday, March 14, for some of those killed in US airstrikes on Friday.

Iraq's Joint Operations Command said in a statement that three soldiers, two policemen and one civilian were killed, according to an initial toll, and that four soldiers, two policemen, a civilian, and five militiamen were injured, Presstv Reported.

Washington launched the strikes in retaliation for a rocket attack on Wednesday on a base north of Baghdad that killed two US troops and a British soldier.

 
   
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