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12:00 AM, April 20, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, April 20, 2021

5 wounded in rocket attack on Iraq base hosting Americans

Five rockets targeted an Iraqi airbase hosting US soldiers Sunday, wounding two foreign contractors and three Iraqi soldiers, in the latest attack coinciding with tensions between Baghdad's allies Tehran and Washington.

Two of the rockets fired at Balad airbase, north of Baghdad, crashed into a dormitory and a canteen of US company Sallyport, a security source told AFP.

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Two foreign contractors and three Iraqi soldiers were wounded, the source added.

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