Iraqi security sources says two armed drones were shot down near Baghdad’s international airport on Monday, as they neared an Iraqi military base hosting US military personnel. No casualties were reported. ayokinews.com reports
The attack occurred on the second anniversary of the assassination of top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, which Iran and its Iraqi allies commemorated.
Soleimani was on January 3, 2020, assassinated near Baghdad airport in a drone strike ordered by then-US President Donald Trump.