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Shelling near an American base at Baghdad International Airport and the C-RAM system repelled a missile

On Sunday, a security source said that a missile attack had been thwarted at a military headquarters of the US forces within Baghdad Airport, which has witnessed multiple strikes since the beginning of the year before last.

The source told Shafaq News that the bombing was done by Katyusha rockets that landed within the vicinity of the military base.

He added that the US forces activated the C-RAM missile defense system, which repelled one of the missiles heading towards the base.

There was no immediate information on casualties as a result of the bombing.

And frequent missile attacks by Iraqi militants loyal to Iran on the American embassy in Baghdad and military bases that include the international coalition forces against “ISIS” terrorist, especially the American ones.

The frequency of these attacks has increased since the assassination of the commander of the Iranian “Quds Force”, Qassem Soleimani, and the leader of the Iraqi “Popular Mobilization” organization, Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis, in a US air strike in Baghdad, on January 3, 2019.