Five rockets targetted an airbase in Balad an hour before the airport attack (Representational)


A rocket attack on Wednesday evening targeting Baghdad airport, where US soldiers are posted, was carried out with a “booby-trapped drone”, a security official told AFP — a technique increasingly used by pro-Iran groups.

An hour earlier five rockets had targeted an air base to the north where US sub-contractors operate, another security source said.

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