Five Rockets Target Iraq Airbase Housing US Contractors: Report

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Balad airbase, north of Baghdad, is used by US company Sallyport to service F-16 fighter jets and has previously been targeted by rocket fire.

Five Rockets Target Iraq Airbase Housing US Contractors: Report

No damage has been reported in the attack (Representational)



Samarra, Iraq:

Five rockets Wednesday evening targeted Iraq’s Balad airbase, with two of the projectiles falling near an area used by US contractors without causing casualties, a security official told AFP.

“There were no victims or damage,” the official said. Balad airbase, north of Baghdad, is used by US company Sallyport to service F-16 fighter jets and has previously been targeted by rocket fire.

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