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Rockets hit Iraq airbase hosting US troops

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

BAGHDAD - At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in western Iraq that hosts U.S.-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and the Iraqi military said. It was not immediately known if there were any casualties.
The rockets struck Ain al-Asad airbase in Anbar province at 7:20 a.m., spokesman Col. Wayne Marotto said.
Later, the Iraqi military released a statement saying the attack did not cause significant losses and that security forces had found the launch pad used for the missiles. An Iraqi military official said they had been found in the al-Baghdadi area of Anbar, speaking...
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10 rockets hit a base hosting US troops in Iraq, the second such attack in a month

10 rockets hit a base hosting US troops in Iraq, the second such attack in a month

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Ten rockets hit an airbase in Iraq hosting US-led coalition and Iraqi troops, officials in the country said.
Col. Wayne Marotto, a spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve, the coalition of forces fighting terrorist group Isis in the country, said that the rockets targeted the Al Asad Airbase in western Iraq at about 7 a.m local time.
Initial report: 10 IDF rockets targeted an Iraqi military base, Al Asad Airbase, hosting Coalition troops, on March 03, 2021 at approx 7:20 a.m.. Iraqi SF are leading the response & investigation. Further information will be released as...
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Coalition airbase in Iraq struck by at least 10 rockets, US spokesman confirms, just days before Pope's historic visit

Coalition airbase in Iraq struck by at least 10 rockets, US spokesman confirms, just days before Pope's historic visit

1 month ago   |   By RT

A coalition airbase in the western Iraqi province of Anbar has been struck by at least 10 missiles, just two weeks after a rocket attack on US-led forces in northern Iraq killed a civilian contractor.
On Wednesday, Colonel Wayne Marotto, spokesman for the US military in Iraq and Operation Inherent Resolve, confirmed that the Ain al-Asad airbase had been hit by at least 10 indirect fire missiles.
Marotto said that the base, which houses both US and coalition troops, was struck at approximately 7:20am. It is as yet unclear if there are any casualties.
An unnamed source from Baghdad...
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