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Rockets hit Iraq military base housing US forces

Al-Taji military airbase houses joint forces including Iraqi, American soldiers

Haydar Karaalp   | 11.03.2020
Rockets hit Iraq military base housing US forces

BAGHDAD
An Iraqi military base, which houses U.S. forces, was targeted by rockets on Wednesday. 

Al-Taji military airbase, located 85 kilometers (some 53 miles) north of capital Baghdad, was targeted by 10 Katyusha rockets, Iraq's state-run Security Media Network said in a statement.

The airbase houses joint forces including Iraqi and American soldiers as well as other foreign forces from the U.S.-led international coalition.

No casualties or damages have been reported yet.

*Writing by Zehra Nur Duz


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