Iraq: Kadhimi survives exploding drone assassination attempt

Source: CNN

“Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi escaped an assassination attempt on Sunday after an explosive-laden drone targeted his residence in Baghdad, the country’s military said. … Three drones were involved in the assassination attempt, according to Ministry of Interior Spokesman General Saad Maan, speaking to the state-run Al-Iraqiya news network. Security forces were able to down two of the drones, Maan said. The Iraqi military said that Al-Kadhimi was unharmed and in good health, and that security forces were ‘taking the necessary measures in connection with this failed attempt.'” (11/07/21)