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Rockets hit Iraq military base housing US forces

US builds military base in Iraq for Tal Afar offensive [Ibrahim Saleh/Anadolu Agency]
US builds military base in Iraq for Tal Afar offensive [Ibrahim Saleh/Anadolu Agency]

An Iraqi military base, which houses US forces, was targeted by rockets on Wednesday, Anadolu reports.

Al-Taji military airbase, located 85 kilometres (some 53 miles) north of capital Baghdad, was targeted by 10 Katyusha rockets, Iraq's state-run Security Media Network said in a statement.

The airbase houses joint forces including Iraqi and American soldiers as well as other foreign forces from the US-led international coalition.

No casualties or damages have been reported yet.

READ: US to deploy air defence systems in Iraq over fears of more Iran attacks

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