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Iran suspends flights to Baghdad Airport

Iran suspends flights to Baghdad Airport
Iran confirmed suspending all the pilgrims flights to Baghdad Airport because of the current security crisis in Iraq.

The head of the Iranian Pilgrimage Establishment Saeed Awhadi said “The flights of the Iranian pilgrims from Tehran to Baghdad have been suspended till another announcement.”

“All the flights of the Iranian pilgrims will be redirected to Najaf Airport,” he mentioned.

Awhadi clarified “About 16000 to 17000 Iranian pilgrims are doing the rituals of pilgrimage at the holy shrines in Iraq at this time of the year.”

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