UAE regulator lets airlines resume Baghdad flights after shooting

February 26, 2015 10:57 AM

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DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates' civil aviation regulator has given approval for local carriers to resume flights to Baghdad, reversing a directive that halted flights after bullets hit a Dubai plane as it landed in the Iraqi capital late last month.

Two passengers were lightly injured when three or four bullets hit the body of a plane operated by budget carrier flydubai, damaging the fuselage, but officials were unable to identify the source of the gunfire.

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