27 July in Iraq have come under rocket attack on an American military base Taji, which is located near the country’s capital Baghdad. About it reports the edition Shafaaq News.
According to the source Agency, several Katyusha rockets fell on the base Taji, where based the American and the Iranian military.
Information about casualties among military personnel or damage there.
The newspaper reminds that the military base in Iraq where U.S. troops are subjected to frequent rocket attacks after the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani in the beginning of this year.
General Soleimani, the commander of the elite special forces of Islamic revolutionary guard Corps “al-Quds”, was killed on 3 January 2020 in an air strike on the Baghdad airport. The US President Donald trump said that Soleimani was preparing attacks on American targets in the middle East.
This has exacerbated tensions between the US and Iran and indirectly provoked the crash “Ukraine International airlines”, shot down Iranian air defenses near Tehran on January 8, 2020. The General staff of the Iranian armed forces stated that the UIA Board was shot down by the Iranian military by mistake on the background of aggravation of relations with the U.S. plane allegedly approached one of the important objects of the Islamic revolutionary guard Corps, and “shape and height of the flight resembled the enemy object.”
Iranian authorities have issued warrants for the arrest of 36 U.S. officials and other countries on suspicion of involvement in the murder of Qasem Soleimani.