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Iran says it destroyed 'espionage headquarters' of Israel's Mossad in Iraqi Kurdistan

Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said they destroyed the "espionage headquarters" of Israel's intelligence agency, Mossad, in Iraqi Kurdistan.

The IRGC said they attacked espionage centres near Iraq's northern city of Erbil with ballistic missiles, according to Iranian state media.

Explosions were heard in an area some 40 kilometres northeast of Erbil in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region, three security sources told Reuters.

Two dead and five wounded civilians had been brought to a local hospital after the explosions, two medical sources told the agency.

"Ballistic missiles were used to destroy espionage centers and gatherings of anti-Iranian terrorist groups in the region late tonight," the IRGC said in a statement.