Rockets hit Iraq military base hosting US troops

Rockets slammed into an Iraqi airbase north of Baghdad on Sunday where US troops have been based, wounding many.

Iraqi military source said that the Al Balad airbase, in the Saladin Governorate 40km north of Baghdad, had been struck with eight Katyusha rockets, injuring four service members in the Iraqi Air force, two of whom are officers.

The Balad airbase, which is considered to be one of the largest airbases in the country, hosts American and Iraqi troops conducting trainings.

Source: Jordan News Agency