Baghdad: Gunmen attack a military checkpoint near an airport in the Iraqi capital. where they killed 11 people and wounding eight others.
According to the International News Agency, more than a dozen attackers in four vehicles near the Baghdad airport first threw a grenade at a military checkpoint and then opened fire indiscriminately.
However, The attack killed 11 people, including military personnel, and injured eight others taken to a nearby hospital. Army and police have launched a search operation in nearby areas in search of the attackers.
While A spokesman for the Iraqi army told the media that Hashid tribal forces were stationed at the check post. Five soldiers killED and six locals who came to their aid.
It should be noted that the coalition forces in Iraq have forced the ISIS fighters to retreat. However, some areas are still under the control of ISIS, from where the militants target the coalition forces.