Another Rocket in Baghdad

Another Rocket in Baghdad

Produced by Omar Abdullah

BAGHDAD–Mortar and rocket attacks have become more and more common in Baghdad. They have even started to seem like the weapon of choice in the growing conflict between Iraq’s militias.

Today’s story is the second such event Alive in Baghdad has reported on in recent weeks. Um Basheer lives in a home near AiB correspondent Omar Abdullah. When her home was struck in the middle of the night, he rushed to the scene to bring you this story.

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