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Two rockets hit Green Zone, Iraq base housing US troops


Baghdad, Jan 05: Two rockets on Saturday hit Iraq's Al-Balad air base, where US troops are stationed, while two mortars hit Baghdad's Green Zone, a high-security enclave housing the US embassy, security sources said.

Two rockets hit Green Zone, Iraq base housing US troops

Sirens immediately rang out at the American compound in Baghdad hosting both diplomats and troops, sources there told AFP.

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The Al-Balad base, north of Baghdad, was hit by Katyusha rockets, security sources said.

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