Iraqi jet mistakenly bombs Baghdad district, five killed| MENAFN.COM

Tuesday, 09 August 2022 05:39 GMT

Iraqi jet mistakenly bombs Baghdad district, five killed


(MENAFN- Saudi Press Agency) Iraqi plane accidentally dropped a bomb on an eastern Baghdad neighbourhood on Monday, police and residents said, killing at least five people and destroying several houses.

The Sukhoi jet had been taking part in an air strike against terrorist ISIS militants, Iraqi television said. One of its bombs failed to detach from the plane during the mission then fell as the plane was returning to base.

Police in the Ni'riya neighbourhood of eastern Baghdad put the death toll at five.


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