Mortar Fire Targets Baghdad Airport in Iraq

© AP Photo / Karim KadimAn Iraqi Airways plane arrives at Baghdad airport, Iraq, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015
An Iraqi Airways plane arrives at Baghdad airport, Iraq, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 - Sputnik International
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The mortar shells appeared to fall across an area adjacent to the Baghdad International Airport, according to local media.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Baghdad International Airport in the Iraqi capital was attacked by mortar fire within days after a truck bomb killed some 200 in the city's central district, Arab television reported Monday, citing security sources.

The mortar shells appeared to fall across an area adjacent to the airport, according to the Al Jazeera satellite network.

Two people were reportedly injured in the attack in which the US military installation called Camp Liberty was said to be the target.

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