Four Missiles Target Military Base in Iraq

Published February 21st, 2021 - 07:33 GMT
A member of the Iraqi force gestures during a search of the area in Tarmiyah, 35 kilometres (20 miles) north of Baghdad on February 20, 2021, following clashes with Islamic State group fighters. Iraqi security forces clashed with the Islamic State group north of Baghdad, leaving at least five jihadists and two security personnel dead. A joint force of army troops and state-sponsored tribal fighters raided an IS hideout in the leafy plains of Tarmiyah, according to a statement from the military. AFP
A member of the Iraqi force gestures during a search of the area in Tarmiyah, 35 kilometres (20 miles) north of Baghdad on February 20, 2021, following clashes with Islamic State group fighters. Iraqi security forces clashed with the Islamic State group north of Baghdad, leaving at least five jihadists and two security personnel dead. A joint force of army troops and state-sponsored tribal fighters raided an IS hideout in the leafy plains of Tarmiyah, according to a statement from the military. AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP
Highlights
No injuries reported after 4 missiles struck Balad Air Base, north of capital Baghdad.

A missile attack hit a military base in Iraq, authorities said on Saturday.

According to the Iraqi government-affiliated Security Media Network, no injuries were reported after four missiles struck the Balad Air Base in the Salah al-Din province, north of the capital Baghdad.


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