Rockets fired NE of Fallujah, likely targeting Parliament speaker's guesthouse


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SULAIMANI — Two people were injured after three rockets were fired, which may have been targeting the guesthouse of Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi in the city of al-Karmah northeast of Fallujah, the city’s mayor told NRT on Tuesday (January 25).

Mayor Ahmad Mukhlib said the first of the three rockets fell on 20 Meter St., another hit the garage of the municipality directorate and the third fell the area of Rashad.

The third missile was near the courtyard of Halbousi’s guesthouse.

A five-year-old boy was among the two injured in the attack and both people have been taken to a hospital.

(NRT Digital Media)