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Two rockets fall near Baghdad International Airport

Incident occurs two days after rocket attack on military base near airport that wounded six Iraqi security staff

Emir es-Sadi and Yahya Salan   | 12.12.2019
Two rockets fall near Baghdad International Airport

BAGHDAD

Two rockets fell near Baghdad International Airport on Wednesday, according to the Iraqi Defense Ministry.

The Katyusha rockets landed near the “outside perimeter” of the airport, the ministry’s Security Media Department said in a statement.

No casualties have been reported and there was no immediate claim of responsibility.

On Monday, at least six Iraqi security staff were wounded in a rocket attack on a military base near Baghdad International Airport where American troops were deployed.

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