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Missile attack at an Iraqi military base hosting US forces

BAGDHAD, (BM) – A new missile attack was reportedly at an Iraqi military base that is hosting the U.S. Armed Forces, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing al-Masdar News agency and several local source.

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According to the sources, at least two Katyusha missiles targeted the an near the Baghdad Airport, causing a brief explosion in the process.

The sources said two missiles specifically targeted the Center for Diplomatic Support in Baghdad, which hosts officials of the international coalition.

No information has been released about any loss of life or property. Furthermore, no one has claimed responsibility for this latest attack.

Military sites in Iraq belonging to the International Coalition have been targeted by similar attacks in the past few days, despite the seizure of a Katyusha launcher near Baghdad this week.

Background

Terrorist acts in Iraq using explosives and firearms. Attacks accompanied by a large number of victims are carried out against the civilian population, law enforcement officers, and diplomatic missions of other states.

Islamic State or ISIS are responsible for some of the attacks. A common tactic is to undermine mined cars, as well as suicide bombings. Explosions are heard in mosques, markets, restaurants, during the funeral.

By the number of terrorist acts, Iraq is one of the hottest spots in the world. More than 40,000 people died from the attacks.

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