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Security forces thwart rocket attack on Green Zone: Baghdad command

2020-07-11

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SULAIMANI — Baghdad Operation Command said on Friday (July 10) that it has prevented a Katyusha rocket attack on the Green Zone in Baghdad, locating a launcher in near al-Qanat Street.

Members of the security forces were able to defuse the rocket.

Attacks using the simple projectiles are widely blamed on militant groups within the Hashd al-Shaabi, also known as the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), particularly those closely aligned with Iran.

(NRT Digital Media)