Iraqi military base North of Baghdad comes under rocket attack

Iraqi military base North of Baghdad comes under rocket attack
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  • calendar-gray 16 March 2021

The Iraqi air force's Balad base has been targeted by two rockets, APA reports citing Sputnik.

"Two rockets hit the Balad air base north of Baghdad," the source said.

The Balad air base, which hosts US troops and contractors, is located some 50 miles (80.4 kilometers) north of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.

According to UAE media, as many as seven rockets were fired at the air base.

No casualties have been reported so far. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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