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Iran-backed militia launched drone attack targeting Iraqi PM — report

A drone attack yesterday that targeted Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi was launched by at least one Iran-backed militia, according to a Reuters report.

Citing Iraqi security officials and sources close to the militias, the news agency reports the drones and weapons used to target al-Kadhimi were Iranian produced.

The Iraqi premier was unhurt in the attack, which came amid deepening tensions in the countries as Iran-backed factions refuse to accept the results of recent parliamentary elections.

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