Latest Updates on Iraq, 27 April 2021
At least 82 people have been killed and more than 100 injured as a result of the explosion of an oxygen capsule and a massive fire at Ibn al-Khatib Hospital in Baghdad.
On April 23, Iraqi resistance groups fired three rockets at Camp Victory in Baghdad.
On April 26, the Iraqi Ministry of Interior announced the arrest of three members of the ISIS terrorist group in Nineveh province.
On April 27, a logistical convoy of the US military was targeted by an IED attack in the Basrah area.
4- Salah al-Din:
The PMU forces in Salah al-Din province seized a warehouse belonging to ISIS terrorists in the al-Mu’tasim area in southeastern Samarra. Significant quantities of weapons were discovered from this warehouse.
– The Turkish army has launched new operations against PKK elements in northern Iraq since April 23. This operation is the third Turkish military operation in northern Iraq in less than two months.
– The Turkish army allagedly has used chemical gases in its recent attacks, according to PKK.
On April 25, a logistical convoy of the US military was targeted by an IED attack in the Anbar province.
On April 25, the PMU 47th Brigade clashed with ISIS elements in the al-Ruwaiyah area in Jurf al-Nasr in Babil province. Three ISIS terrorists were killed and wounded in the clashes.
Iraqi forces clashes with ISIS terrorists in the village of Al-Hashimiyat in the Al-Khalis area
9- On April 26, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, arrived in Iraq at the head of a political delegation. During the visit, the Iranian Foreign Minister will discuss with Iraqi officials bilateral cooperation and the expansion of relations between the two countries.