Explosion rocks military base near Baghdad: Iraqi military

Three explosions rocked a military compound in Baghdad Sunday, but the cause remains unclear, an Iraqi military statement said.

The explosions were reported at Al-Saqr military base.

A statement from the Iraqi Media Security Cell said that an ammunition warehouse belonging to the police exploded due to the high temperatures and “poor storage.”

ٍSources and observers indicated that the American warplanes were hovering directly above the scene of the explosion

Civil Defense arrived on the scene, the statement added.

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