Iraq’s military said in a statement that militants attacked the Balad Air Base north of Baghdad on Saturday, firing three mortar shells. No casualties have been reported, however, the attack caused small fires, which were extinguished immediately.

According to AP, citing an anonymous security officer that American trainers are stationed at Balad air base.

The assault comes just a month after the US put its facilities in the Middle Eastern country on alert, ordering all non-emergency government employees to leave Iraq.

Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone, where international facilities are located, also suffered a rocket attack.

The United States and its allies have been fighting the Daesh* terror group in Syria and Iraq since 2014. During that period, US-led forces have killed at least 1,302 civilians, according to the Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve (JTF-OIR).

 

Source: Sputnik

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Iranian proxies are testing up to where they can go before retaliation are taken against their Tehran masters… UAE should consider ordering 72 or 144 Rafales from us : we could be motivated to do like with Saddam’s Mirage-F1 : start the distribution of Exocets prior to delivery. The latest block-3 version is pretty nice : the 80’s one range 42km, now it’s 180km+, waypoints, landstrike, etc are added, they fly at only 2m altitude and the 165kg warhead can do some already pretty serious damages… From a pure anti-ship missile which has already sunk scores of vessels, Exocet has… Read more »