Erbil airport closed after it was bombed

Kurdistan Region


Erbil airport

The bombing of Erbil airport

2021-02-15 13:24

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Shafaq News / On Monday, the security authorities in the Kurdistan Region closed Erbil International Airport after it was subjected to missile strikes.

The Shafaq News Agency correspondent said that security measures were tight in the vicinity of the airport, as it was closed with the flight of military helicopters.

And earlier today, the fight against terrorism in the Kurdistan Region announced, on Monday, that Erbil International Airport had been bombed with missiles.

According to a leaflet on the control page, two rockets landed at Erbil International Airport, while a third landed outside the airport, without giving further information.

For his part, the Shafaq News Agency correspondent said that a missile fell on the wall of the Naz City complex – formerly Zakaria’s apartments – and injured two people.

At the end of September of last year, Erbil airport was subjected to a similar bombardment, and the Counter-Terrorism Corporation reported that the missiles “were launched from an area under the control of the Popular Mobilization Forces in Nineveh Governorate.

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