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Huge fire breaks out at US military base in northern Iraq

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Erbil (IraqiNews.com) – A huge fire erupted Monday at a US military base in the Makhmour area in northern Iraq, a well-informed source said.

Speaking to Iraqi news website Almaalomah, the source said that smoke plumes were spotted rising from the military base in Makhmour.

According to the source, the cause of the fire is yet to be established.

The military base in Makhmour was built by the US to provide support for Iraqi troops and Peshmerga fighters in their fight against the Islamic State terrorist group in Kirkuk.



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