Rocket attack on Iraq’s Ain Al-Asad base injures three
US military personnel are stationed at the base, which is in Anbar province.
More than a dozen rockets were fired at the base in the attack, spokesperson Colonel Wayne Marotto said.
The rockets were fired from the al-Baghdadi area of Anbar close to the base, according to the military's Security Media Cell. Some rockets exploded in the launcher, causing damage to a mosque and homes, the Cell said.
It is the fourth attack on a site of US interest in Iraq and the second on Ain al-Asad since Monday.
Rockets were fired at Erbil International Airport on Tuesday night, causing no deaths or injuries. A little-known militia called Saraya Awliya al-Dam, or Guardians of Blood Brigades, has claimed responsibility for the attack.
On Monday, a drone flying over the US Embassy in Baghdad’s Green Zone was shot down, and three rockets were fired at Ain al-Asad.
A high-level Iraqi security delegation visited Ain al-Asad on Tuesday to discuss potential new measures to boost security at the frequently attacked base, state media said.