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Erbil Airport attack: Kurdistan shuts down the Airport, tightens security

Category: Kurdistan

Date: 2021-04-14T20:12:26+0000
Erbil Airport attack: Kurdistan shuts down the Airport, tightens security

Shafaq News / The local authorities shut down Erbil International Airport following the missile strikes.

A security source told Shafaq News Agency that a force of Asayish and the police are now present in the vicinity of the airport, amid tight security.

Kurdistan’s Counter-Terrorism forces announced on Wednesday evening that a rocket attack targeted Erbil International Airport, without giving any further details.

Meanwhile, eyewitnesses confirmed to Shafaq News Agency that they saw a plume of smoke rising from the cargo section inside the airport.

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