At approximately 2135 local time (1835 UTC) on 8 June 2022, an explosives-laden drone detonated on Pirmam-Erbil road near the UAE Consulate building in the northern city of Erbil. At least three people were injured in the blast and several nearby civilian vehicles were damaged. The intended target of the attack is unclear. According to the Kurdistan Region Security Council, members of the Iran-aligned Kataib Hezbollah militia group launched the drone from the town of Altun Kupri, located approximately 50 km (30 mi) south of Erbil.