Three Katyusha rockets landed at Baghdad Airport, damaging 4 autos, the Iraqi army stated. The assault occurred within the night when the rockets had been fired from Abu Gharib space, west of Baghdad’s metropolis middle, and landed within the airport, the media workplace of the Iraqi Joint Operations Command (JOC) stated in a press release on Sunday, Xinhua information company reported.
One of the rockets struck a parking lot within the airport and brought on harm to 4 civilian vehicles, the JOC stated.
No group has thus far claimed duty for the rocket assault. Baghdad Airport and the Iraqi army bases housing US troops throughout Iraq, in addition to the US embassy within the Green Zone, have been often focused by mortar and rocket assaults.
More than 5,000 US troops have been deployed in Iraq to assist the Iraqi forces within the battles towards the Islamic State militants, primarily offering coaching and advising to the Iraqi forces.
(With IANS inputs)
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