Rocket attack targeting Balad Air Base




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2021-04-18 12:15

Shafaq News / On Sunday, a security source said that Balad Air Force base was targeted by a missile attack, north of the capital, Baghdad.

A security source told Shafaq News Agency that the bombing was carried out by two Katyusha rockets, wounding two people.

Balad base, one of the bases from which the coalition withdrew, previously housed a small unit of the US Air Force, but now hosts the Iraqi Armed Forces and US Sallyport contractors, tasked with maintaining Iraqi F-16s.

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