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Scores injure as four rockets hit Iraq airport

By News Desk

Atleast six fighters have been confirmed injured when four rockets hit the Baghdad International Airport on Monday.

It was gathered that the military base next to Baghdad International Airport was the target of the Katyusha rockets that injured the six fighters.

The Guild learned that security forces found a rocket launcher and several rockets in a search of the area, the statement said.

None of the warring factions in the country has claimed responsibility for the action that disrupted activities at the airport.

It was the latest in a spate of rocket attacks on military installations this past week after last Thursday incident.

On Thursday, two Katyusha rockets landed inside Balad air base, but there were no casualties or damage reported from the attack.

Balad base hosts U.S. forces and contractors and is located about 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of Baghdad.

Last Tuesday, five rockets landed on Ain Al-Asad air base, which hosts U.S. forces in Anbar province in western Iraq without causing any casualties.

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