American contractor killed and several troops wounded in Iraq: report
President Donald Trump speaking to troops at the Al Asad Air Base in Iraq (screengrab)

An attack on a military base in Iraq has left at least one American dead.


"One U.S. civilian contractor was killed and several service members were wounded in a rocket attack targeting a military base in northern Iraq on Friday," ABC News reported Friday, citing the U.S. military.

"The attack took place at approximately 7:20 p.m. local time at Iraq's K1 military base -- which houses U.S. and coalition forces -- outside the oil-rich city of Kirkuk. Several Iraqi personnel were also wounded," ABC News reported.

The military does not release the names of civilian contractors killed uring overseas deployments.

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