Baghdad: Three Katyusha rockets landed on the fringe of Baghdad Worldwide Airport, the Iraqi navy stated.
The assault passed off on Friday night and the three rockets had been fired from al-Radhwaniyah space in southwestern Baghdad, the media workplace of the Iraqi Joint Operations Command stated in a press release.
The assault precipitated solely minor injury, the assertion stated with out giving additional particulars.
In the meantime, an Inside Ministry supply advised Xinhua information company that the three rockets landed on the fringe of the airport close to an Iraqi military base, housing US navy specialists, who’re tasked with coaching the Iraqi forces, with out inflicting casualties.
No group has to this point claimed duty for the rocket assault, however Baghdad airport and the Iraqi navy bases housing US troops throughout Iraq, in addition to the American embassy within the Inexperienced Zone, have been regularly focused by mortar and rocket assaults.
Greater than 5,000 US troops have been deployed in Iraq to assist home forces within the battles in opposition to the Islamic State militants, primarily offering coaching and advising.
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