Rockets hit Iraqi base housing U.S. forces, no casualties reported - Iraqi military

This content was published on May 4, 2021 - 14:06

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least two rockets landed on Tuesday on the Ain al-Asad air base in western Iraq which hosts U.S. and other international forces, but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said in a statement.

The statement gave no further details.

The United States accuses Iran-backed militia groups of launching regular rocket attacks against its troops in Iraq. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Tuesday's attack.

(Reporting by John Davison and Ahmed Rasheed)

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