Rockets strike Baghdad airport area: security officials

Iraqi flags fly in the wind as US soldiers walk at Camp Victory on December 1, 2011Rockets fired by militants struck the area of Baghdad’s vast airport complex on Monday, security officials said. The Baghdad Operations Command later posted images on its Facebook page showing a heavy truck with 40 tubes for launching rockets facing outward from the back of the bed, saying the vehicle was used in the attack. A police colonel told AFP 13 rockets struck two areas near the airport, but said an official at the facility had reported that none hit the airport itself.

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