Air strike that killed Iraqi soldiers appears to have been by U.S. plane: Carter

December 19, 2015 1:02 PM

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ON BOARD THE USS KEARSARGE A U.S. aircraft appears to have mistakenly carried out an air strike that killed Iraqi security forces near the city of Fallujah, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Saturday.

The Iraqi Minister of Defence Khaled al-Obeidi said earlier that nine soldiers died in the strike on Friday.

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