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.
سقوط عشرة صواريخ كاتيوشا داخل معسكر التاجي بدون خسائر , تم العثور على عجلة نوع كيا بنكو تحمل منصة صواريخ فيها ثلاث صواريخ متبقية جنوب منطقة الراشدية. pic.twitter.com/onxirvQgTs
— خلية الإعلام الأمني🇮🇶 (@SecMedCell) March 11, 2020
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.
اثناء تعرض معسكر التاجي
الى قصف صار وخي pic.twitter.com/hEi4pkhQm6
— Firas W. Alsarray – فراس السراي (@firasalsarrai) March 11, 2020
An unconfirmed video has been sent to me claiming to be from the recent katyusha attack on Camp Taji.
Part of me thinks i’ve seen this before but not 100% sure…. [David] pic.twitter.com/RvyvTnedWj
— Aurora Intel (@AuroraIntel) March 11, 2020
In the last hour a #rocketattack was conducted against #CampTaji, in Northern #Baghdad, #Iraq. Local source in #video included reportedly captured the #katyusha rockets launched@AuroraIntel@NewsKali pic.twitter.com/hFEG1zj05m
— Kali Yuga | Apocalyptic News (@NewsKali) March 11, 2020
The validity of the videos cannot yet be confirmed.