US drone attacks Iraq militant mortar position
WASHINGTON - U.S. military officials say an armed American drone has attacked and destroyed a mortar position of Islamic militants in northern Iraq.
The U.S. Central Command issued a brief statement saying the Tuesday morning attack targeted a mortar position that was firing on members of the Kurdish militia.
Central Command said the militia was defending civilians attempting to evacuate the Sinjar area, where many refugees fleeing ISIS were hiding.
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