Saturday, June 15, 2019

Attacks on US installations in Iraq

Baghdad/ Iraq TradeLink: Iraqi Security Media Cell announced the fall of  mortar shells on Balad air
base, Salahul-din province, north of Baghdad.

The statement added that three mortar shells fell on  the base.

Balad air base has a US base and center for the International Coalition’s consultants.

It is one of the important bases that helped the Iraqi forces to defeat Da’ish (ISIS) organization.

On the other hand, the Cell added that a rocket fell on the roof of one of the residences opposite to the US embassy in Baghdad.

No losses were reported, the statement added.

Washington Examiner site reported that this rocket was directed against the US embassy, pointing that it was one of the types used by Iran and used by armed groups in the Middle East.