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Rockets hit Baghdad International airport compound, damaging disused civilian plane
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The US News reported according to Reuters, Iraqi police sources said, at least three rockets landed in the Baghdad International Airport compound and near an adjacent U.S. air base, damaging one disused civilian aeroplane.

They said that the police sources did not report any other damage or any injuries. The damaged aircraft was an out of use Iraqi Airways plane.

The U.S. air base, known as Camp Victory, is located around the perimeter of Baghdad's civilian airport.

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Rocket attacks which U.S. and some Iraqi officials blame on Iran-aligned Shi'ite militia groups who oppose the U.S. military presence in the region have regularly hit the complex in recent years.

Source: usnews