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Ten Katyusha rockets hit the Taji air base north of Baghdad on Wednesday, March 11, Iraq’s army said. The rockets hit the Iraqi base located 27 km (17 miles) north of the capital Baghdad, which also houses U.S. troops, the Iraqi Security Media Cell said.
Two Americans and one Brit were killed as more than 15 Katyusha rockets hit an Iraqi base housing U.S. troops Wednesday, the U.S. military said in a statement. "The Coalition @CJTFOIR confirms more than 15 small rockets impacted Iraq’s Camp Taji base hosting Coalition troops, March 11 at 7:35 p.m. (Iraq Time)," Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) spokesperson Col. Myles Caggins said on Twitter.
2 Americans and 1 Brit were killed when 15 Katyusha rockets landed at Taji Base in Iraq at about 7:52 pm local time today. "ISIS doesn't have this capability," I am told by a US military source. The US military is still treating the wounded right now, which number more than 11.
Iraq's Taji military camp north of Baghdad was targeted by Katyusha rockets on Wednesday, with no casualties reported, an Iraqi military statement said. Camp Taji, a base holding US troops, has been hit in the past by Katyusha rockets fired by Iranian-allied militias, including Kataeb Hezbollah – an Iraqi branch of the Lebanese Shiíte terrorist organization.