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11 Dec 2019 | 03:55 PM UTC

Iraq: Rockets fired at Baghdad International Airport (BGW) December 11

Two rockets land near Baghdad International Airport (BGW) on December 11; no casualties or damages reported



According to military officials, two Katyusha rockets landed near Baghdad International Airport (BGW) on Wednesday, December 11. There were no reports of casualties or damages to the facility. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

A heightened security presence is to be anticipated throughout the city in the near term. Further attacks are possible in the coming hours and days.


Individuals in Baghdad are advised to monitor developments, avoid the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

The security environment in Iraq remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to all travel.