MISSAN / Aswat al-Iraq: Eight rockets were targeted today, Saturday, against Btaira military airport to the northwest of Amara, security sources in Missan province announced here.
Btaira military airport, 5 km northwest of Amara, was targeted with 8 rockets, 4 fell in adjacent areas and another four near their launch areas, without causing any damage," the source told Aswat al-Iraq.
The airport is used as an Iraqi military quarter.
Security procedures were taken which led to the discovery of five rocket launchers in the area.
Amara, the center of Missan province, lies 390 km south of the capital, Baghdad.