On Sunday, five missiles struck an Iraqi air base housing US aircraft. At least two accessed subcontractor facilities.
So far the report is from Five wounded, Including two US contractors and three Iraqi soldiers.
Where did the rockets land?
F-16 bombers are stationed at Balad base north of BaghdadThere are several maintenance companies with Iraqi and foreign employees.
Of the five rockets fired on Sunday, two hit a bedroom and another hit the US company’s dining room in Salibort.He referred to a security source.
from No one has claimed responsibility for the attack so farAlthough the US authorities often accuse the pro-Iranian militias, allies of the Iraqi army, of organizing attacks against their forces and diplomats.
Attacks on Americans in Iraq
After Joe Biden arrives at the White House in January, a Twenty attacksWith rockets or bombs produced against soldiers or diplomatic representatives Americans who are in Iraq.
Just two days ago The pro-Iranian forces have somewhat escalated their hostilities against the US or Turkish forces present in Iraq and carried out a drone attack on Wednesday evening.It is a common practice in other Middle Eastern countries.
According to Kurdish authorities, a drone “loaded with TNT” struck the base of the anti-jihadist coalition led by the United States at Erbil airport in northern Iraq, while a missile killed a Turkish soldier 50 km away. Area.
“Drones are especially useful for this type of attack, as they allow to avoid artillery wires and air defense batteries like C-RAM.Hamdi Malik of the Washington Institute said that “the systems that the Americans have installed to protect their forces in both Erbil and Baghdad.”
The pro-Iranian militias want to end any other foreign presence in Iraq and Rocket attacks on US bases are frequent.