BAGHDAD, May 9 (KUNA) -- An Iraqi Air Force chopper hit a communication
tower in Wasit Governorate, eastern Iraq, while carrying out relief operations
during rain floods, with no causalities reported on Thursday.
Iraq is currently under a wave of heavy rains and low air pressure coming
from the Arabian Peninsula affected the aircraft's operation, Security source
in Iraq Defense ministry told KUNA.
The rains led to floods in Diwaniya, Amarah and Kut provinces, causing
The Iraqi government has formed a distress committee to discuss the relief
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