Middle East News
US air strikes kill Iraqi family in Kirkuk
Feb 15, 2008, 10:02 GMT
Baghdad (doa) - At least eight people of an Iraqi family were killed Friday, when US air strikes hit their house in Kirkuk, some 250 kilometres north of Baghdad, media reports said.
Voices of Iraq (VOI) news agency said two US helicopters had opened fire on a house in al-Howeija area, western Kirkuk, claiming eight lives.
The dead included a woman and five children, VOI said.
Sources said the air raids came in response to a previous attack on the US helicopters.