Rocket targets Iraq base hosting US troops

AFP , Sunday 20 Jun 2021

The assault on the Ain Al-Asad base comes 10 days after the United States offered a reward of up to $3 million for information on such attacks against its citizens in Iraq

US/Iraq
US-led coalition forces are stationed at Al Asad air base to combat the Islamic State group.AFP

A rocket on Sunday targeted an Iraqi air base hosting American troops, a security source told AFP, the latest in a spate of attacks the US blames on Iran-linked militias.

The assault on the Ain Al-Asad base comes 10 days after the United States offered a reward of up to $3 million for information on such attacks against its citizens in Iraq.

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