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10 rockets strike Iraqi base housing US troops

Welcome sign at the main entrance of Camp Taji, Iraq. (Ahodges7/Wikimedia Commons)
March 11, 2020

A total of 10 rockets struck Camp Taji, a coalition base housing U.S. troops in northern Baghdad, Iraq on Wednesday.

The rockets were identified as Katyusha rockets, and no casualties were suffered in the attack, according to an Iraqi military statement.

Three additional missiles and a launching platform were located south of Rashidiya.

Katyusha rockets are Soviet-era rockets frequently used by militia groups in Iraq.

Videos claiming to be taken from eyewitnesses of the attack have surfaced on social media.

The validity of the videos cannot yet be confirmed.