The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) -- 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 who were defending civilians attempting to evacuate the Sinjar area.
No other details were provided.
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