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Rocket hits base in Iraq where US forces work


Baghdad: A coalition spokesperson said that on Monday, Iraq’s Al-Assad Air Base, which houses the United States and other international forces, was attacked by rockets, but no one was injured.

US Army Colonel Wayne Marotto, spokesman for the US-led international military coalition, tweeted that initial reports suggested the attack took place at 1:35 p.m. (1035 GMT). He said the damage was being assessed.

The United States accuses Iran-backed militias of conducting regular rocket attacks on its troops in Iraq. No immediate claim was made for Monday’s attack.

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