Iraq Daily Roundup: 16 Killed; Missile Attack on Baghdad Home

Updated at 5:10 p.m. EDT, September 29, 2020

At least 16 people were killed, and one was wounded in the latest violence:

In Baghdad, a Katyusha missile attack left seven dead, all women or children. Authorities believe that the missile was mean for Baghdad International Airport, where U.S. troops are stationed, but accidentally struck a home instead.

Militants killed a government employee and his son near Khalis.

Three militants were killed during an operation in Kirkuk.

In northern Iraq, a bomb killed a Turkish soldier. Turkish strikes killed four members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (P.K.K.) Also, Turkey has reportedly set up new unauthorized, military bases.

Also, Coalition planes launched from a U.S. carrier in the Persian Gulf. It is believe they may have been used for airstrikes on ISIS targets in Kirkuk province.

Author: Margaret Griffis

Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for since 2006.