Iraqi forces thwart a drone attack on an air base north of Baghdad

Iraqi forces thwart a drone attack on an air base north of Baghdad

Today, Saturday, the Iraqi security forces thwarted an attack by three drones targeting an air base north of the capital, Baghdad.

The Iraqi Security Media Cell said in a statement that three drones approached at dawn today the southern perimeter of Balad Air Base in Salah al-Din Governorate.

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He added that the forces in charge of protecting the outer towers of the base spotted the planes and confirmed that they were hostile, so they shot them to escape.

In recent days, attacks by Katyusha rockets and drones have escalated, targeting the Green Zone in Baghdad and the Iraqi militIG bases hosting advisers from the international coalition.

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