Drones seen flying from direction of Iran over Iraq’s Sulaymaniya, security sources tell Reuters

By Thomson Reuters Apr 13, 2024 | 3:29 PM

CAIRO (Reuters) – A number of drones were seen flying from the direction of Iran over Iraq’s Sulaymaniya province, three security sources told Reuters on Saturday.

“Dozens of drones were spotted flying from Iran in the direction of Israel over Iraqi airspace,” two Iraqi security sources also told Reuters.

Iraq also announced shutting down its airspace and suspending all air traffic on Saturday, Iraq’s transport ministry told the country’s state-owned news agency.

(Reporting by Timur Azhari; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama and Jonathan Oatis)