The area around Baghdad’s international airport was shelled on Monday, with two dozen projectiles exploding within its secured perimetre, witnesses and security officials said.
#Baghdad: #ISIS attacking #Baghdad International Airport with dozens of rockets/mortars this evening. pic.twitter.com/DmuYQ446RT
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A witness who lives near the airport heard about twenty explosions that a security source said was a bombardment targeting the airport.
It was not clear if any of the airport’s facilities were hit and whether rockets or mortar fire were used in the shelling.