Latest: Rocket hits U.S. base in Iraq

Rocket hits U.S. base

Breaking news as Rocket hits U.S. base in Ain al-Asad. According to report there was attacked today Monday 24 May 2021 by a rocket.

However, U.S. Army Colonel Wayne Marotto, spokesman for the U.S.-led international military coalition, said no one was killed in the attack.

He tweeted that initial reports suggested the attack took place at 1:35 p.m. (1035 GMT) and added that the damage was being assessed.

The United States accuses Iranian-backed militia groups of launching regular rocket attacks against its troops in Iraq.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Monday’s attack.

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