A drone near the military airport

Explosion heard near military airport in Harir subdistrict, Erbil

ERBIL, October 18 — Residents of the Harir subdistrict in northern Erbil reported a loud explosion on Wednesday, which security sources have attributed to the downing of a drone near the military airport.

Shirwan Jalal – Director of Harir Subdistrict for Network 964:

“The airport was not targeted, as military base defenses successfully intercepted a drone that intended to attack it.”

Source from Harir Asayish Security for Network 964:

“Security forces have reached the area where the drone fell, approximately 5 km from the airport, to initiate an investigation and uncover the incident’s details.”