Iraqi Air Force helicopters land at Ain al-Asad airbase in Anbar province, Iraq. Photo: Reuters

US launches ‘defensive strikes’ in Iraq, Syria against Kataib Hezbollah after contractor killed

  • Iraqi security and militia sources said at least 25 militia fighters were killed and at least 55 wounded following three US air strikes
  • The Pentagon said it had targeted three locations of the Iranian-backed Shiite Muslim militia group after US contractor was killed last week
Topic |   Iraq
Iraqi Air Force helicopters land at Ain al-Asad airbase in Anbar province, Iraq. Photo: Reuters
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