Iraqi security clarifies the fact that there were casualties in a drone strike in Nineveh

16 April, 2022
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Iraqi security clarifies the fact that there were casualties in a drone strike in Nineveh

On Friday, the Iraqi Security Media Cell published a statement, denying the circulating news about casualties as a result of a drone's bombing of a site of the "tribal mobilization" in the city of Nineveh.


In the statement, the cell said, "Some social media and media sites circulated reports of (dead and wounded were killed and wounded by bombing carried out by an unidentified drone on sites belonging to the 78th Regiment, a tribal mobilization in Zummar district, west of Nineveh), and this information is incorrect."


The cell confirmed that "the accident consisted of the explosion of a 60 mm Tanweer grenade, which led to the minor injury of one of the fighters," adding that the competent authorities opened an investigation to find out the circumstances of the accident.


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