Baghdad: At least 8 people were Friday killed after a rocket hit the Baghdad airport, Iraqi forces said on Friday. Further, as per reports, top Iran commander Qasem Soleimani was also killed in the Baghdad attack. Also Read - Twin Suicide Attack Kills 23, Injures Over 50 in Central Baghdad Market
Deputy head of Iraq’s Hashed al-Shaabi military force was also killed in the airport attack, news agency ANI said. Also Read - International Flights: Air India Plans To Operate Special Flight From Basra To New Delhi On September 17 | Details Here
“Three rockets hit the international airport in Baghdad,” news agency AFP quoted a statement from the Iraqi military. Also Read - World Humanitarian Day 2020: History, Significance of The Day And How You Can Help
Further, as per the statement, two cars were also exploded.
The missile is known to have been fired by the United States at Baghdad International Airport, stated a report.