Rockets land near Qayyarah military camp


8/11/2019 22:16:00
Print
     .

Seventeen rockets landed near a military base hosting US troops in the north of the country on Friday, causing no casualties or major damage, an Iraqi army statement said.

 

The Security Information Cell said 17 rockets landed on the Qayyarah base in Nineveh.

 

The cell said in a press statement that "security forces are conducting a search for terrorist elements who fired 17 missiles at the base of Qayyara in the province of Nineveh."

 

"The rockets caused no casualties or damage," it added.

 

Earlier, Nineveh operations command Major General Nouman al-Zobaie said Friday that four rockets landed near Qayyarah military camp, while three terrorists were killed.

 

"Four rockets landed outside the Qayyarah military camp and the attack were immediately responded," Zobaie said in a statement.

 

He added that "A vehicle was destroyed, three terrorists were killed and three rockets were found and lifted from the scene," confirming "the seizure of a second vehicle loaded with a missile base near the base of Qayyarah."

 

 

 

PUKmedia / Agencies


 

Commemoration of 3 Kurdish activists shot in Paris


Thursday, Kurds saluted the seventh anniversary of the assassination of 3 Kurdish women activists in France.

 

The crime took place on January 9, 2013, targeting 3 female Kurdi...


»  3 Kurdish girls die in a fire in Norway
»  Kurdish teenager plays for several European football clubs
 

Quarantined citizen in Sulaymaniyah: services provided are impossible for major countries


One of the citizens inside a quarantine center in the city of Sulaymaniyah said that what the medical and administrative staff provide is not possible for major countries to provide, and that the q...


»  Susan Rice: U.S. has ‘sold out the Kurds’ with Syria move
»  INTERVIEW: Kurdish leader Ilham Ahmed on security in North and East Syria
 

PUK an umbrella for coexistence and rapprochement between religions and components


We are approaching the 45th anniversary of the founding of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and the start of the new revolution of our people, this party has achieved many great achievements that c...


»  The biological and political challenges facing Iraq’s new government
»  America’s Opportunity in the Middle East

Caricature