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Rocket Attack at Iraq's Taji Base Injures 3 US Troops and Many Iraqi Forces

  • The US and Iraqi officials have said that in the second major rocket attack on Saturday, 3 American troops and many Iraqi forces have been wounded in the Iraqi base (located north of Baghdad). The Pentagon said that two of the three injured US defense personnel are seriously injured. All of them are treated at a military hospital in Baghdad. Iraq’s Joint Operations Command has said that 33 Katyusha rockets were launched from a place that is located near the Taji base, which is an important base for the US-led coalition troops. JOC went on to say that 7 rocket launchers along with 24 unused rockets have been found by the military in the nearby Abu Izam area.