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French drones used in failed assassination of Iraqi PM

The drones used in the recent attempt to target the house of the Iraqi Prime Minister were France-made, an Iraqi expert reported.

Speaking in an interview with the Iraqi source, Dijla Net, Kazim Al-Hajj, an expert on security and political affairs gave details about the drones used in the recent attempt to target the house of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi.

Referring to the characteristics of the mentioned drones and their ability to carry rockets, the Iraqi expert said that these drones are made in France.

The drones flew from a US base near Al-Kadhimi’s home, the Iraqi source wrote in another report.

On 7 November 2021, the Iraqi Armed Forces reported that Prime Minister of Iraq Mustafa Al-Kadhimi survived an assassination attempt that morning.

An explosive-laden drone attacked his Baghdad residence. Several members of his security personnel were injured. It is rumored that this assassination attempt was connected to the Baghdad clashes which occurred 2 days before.

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