At least 10 rockets have been launched towards a military base in western Iraq that hosts United States, coalition and Iraqi forces, according to US officials.
- The attack comes two days before Pope Francis is scheduled to visit Iraq
- US troops in Iraq decreased their presence in the country under the Trump administration
- The forces withdrew from several bases to consolidate in Ain al-Asad and Baghad
It’s not immediately known if there were any casualties.
The rockets struck Ain al-Asad airbase in Anbar province at 7:20am local time on Wednesday, US military spokesperson Colonel Wayne Marotto said, adding that investigations were continuing.
The Iraqi military released a statement saying the attack did not cause significant losses…