Air strikes targeting high ranking Iran-backed Shi’ite militias near camp Taji north of Baghdad killed six people and critically wounded three.
Today’s US airstrike in Taji, Iraq targeted Shibl al-Zaydi (in red). Yesterday’s airstrike targeted al-Quds Leader Qassam Soleimaini (centre) and Almuhandis (right).
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#BREAKING: #USAF‘s MQ-9 Reaper drone targeted a convoy carrying several high ranking officials of #PMU (Hashd al-Shaabi) in #Taji, North of #Baghdad. Casualties are mostly among members of #IRGC backed Asaib Ahl al-Haq. It is not known whether Qais al-Khazali is dead or alive! pic.twitter.com/CGGebcLn0M
— Babak Taghvaee (@BabakTaghvaee) January 3, 2020
— Joe Truzman (@Jtruzmah) January 3, 2020
Another drone strike.
Shibin alZaidi of the Imam Ali Brigades is killed an attack near Taji pic.twitter.com/x3J4Rbi5fl
— Dalia al-Aqidi (@Dalia30) January 3, 2020
At least six burned corpses were recovered.
What we know about tonight’s strikes, according to #Iraq’s security forces:
• Taji district, north of #Baghdad,
• Convoy of 3 vehicles struck, 2 burned,
• At least 6 burned corpses found,
• Strikes took place at 1:15am local time,
• Hashd leadership targeted. pic.twitter.com/ZW2vLuWAYv
— H. Sumeri (@IraqiSecurity) January 3, 2020