Iran launches deadly missile, drone strikes on Kurdish groups in Iraq

SpaceWar.com reports: “Iran launched new cross-border missile and drone strikes Monday against Iraq-based Kurdish opposition groups it accuses of stoking unrest at home, killing at least one person according to local authorities.

Iran has been rocked by almost two months of protests sparked by the death of Kurdish Iranian woman Mahsa Amini, 22, after she was arrested by the feared morality police for allegedly breaching the strict dress code for women.

Tehran, which accuses Kurdish-Iranian opposition groups based in northern Iraq of stoking the ‘riots’, already launched attacks in late September that killed more than a dozen people in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region.

In Monday’s barrage, ‘five Iranian missiles targeted a building used by the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran’, the mayor of Koysanjaq in Iraqi Kurdistan, Tariq al-Haidari, told AFP…”

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