Al-Kadhimi directed to investigate the bombing of Baghdad International Airport
Shafaq News / The Iraqi Prime Minister directed on Monday to investigate the bombing of Baghdad International Airport.
The Security Media Cell said, in a statement received by Shafaq News agency, that Al-Kadhimi directed the Joint Operations Command to open an investigation to determine the circumstances of the Katyusha rockets that targeted the Baghdad International Airport.
The Security Media Cell reported, in a statement on Sunday evening, that three Katyusha rockets landed on Baghdad International Airport, indicating that one of them fell on a garage, damaging 4 vehicles.
The statement explained that the rockets were launched from Abu Ghraib district, west of the capital.
A security source informed Shafaq News Agency, earlier on Sunday evening, that a Katyusha missile landed within the vicinity of Baghdad International Airport.
Usually, missile attacks target military bases and the vicinity of Baghdad airport, where the international coalition soldiers are present.
Baghdad International Airport includes civilian and military parts, and US forces are present alongside Iraqi forces in the military part of the airport, which has been under repeated bombardment recently.
Washington accuses armed Iraqi factions linked to Iran of being behind the attacks targeting its embassy and military bases in which American soldiers are deployed in Iraq.