Iraq says PM unharmed in drone assassination attempt

Source: Xinhua| 2021-11-07 09:24:23|Editor: huaxia

BAGHDAD, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi was unharmed in an assassination attempt carried out by a drone targeting his official residence on Sunday, his office said in a statement.

"A drone tried to target the residence" in Baghdad's fortified Green Zone, and the prime minister was not injured, the statement said.

Shortly after the attack, al-Kadhimi said on Twitter that he was "fine" and called for "calm and restraint from everyone for the sake of Iraq."

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. Enditem

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