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Iraq prevents drone attack on air base

BAGHDAD, Jan 15 (KUNA) -- Iraqi security forces aborted a drone attack that targeted an air base north Baghdad on Saturday.
According to a statement by Iraq's security appartus, three drones approached the base in Salah al-Din Governorate early Saturday, where they were shot down by Iraqi forces.
Attacks using Katyusha rockets and drones had risen in the past few days, targeting Baghdad's Green Zone and military bases hosting consultants from the internaional alliance. (end) ahh.ag