Missile strike at a military base near Baghdad
Al-Taji Iraqi military base north of Baghdad was rocket fired on Tuesday, January 14, the television channel Al Hadath reported
Al-Taji Iraqi military base north of Baghdad was rocket fired on Tuesday, January 14, the television channel Al Hadath reported.
It is noted that at the base are American troops. The attack was quite intense, media reported. Two rockets exploded at the base. No further details are provided.
On January 12, it became known that the Iraqi air base Balad in the province of Salah al-Din, where US troops are stationed, was subjected to a missile attack.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed outrage at this. According to him, such violations of the sovereignty of Iraq by groups “disloyal to the Iraqi government” should be stopped.
On January 8, the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), in response to the assassination of General Kassem Suleimani by the US Air Force on the night of January 3, launched rocket attacks on US military bases in Iraq.
On January 5, Baghdad passed a decree calling for the withdrawal of US troops and the international coalition from the country. The Americans refused to comply.