US troops in Iraq have come under severe attack after many rockets where fired in a fortified neighbourhood housing them.
Explosion (File photo)
Several rockets have fallen inside Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone, its Jadriya neighbourhood, and the Balad air base housing US troops, the Iraqi military said.
There were no deaths reported.
“Several rockets targeting Celebration Square and the Jadriya area in Baghdad, and the Balad air base in Salahuddin province, with no loss of life. Further details to come,” the military said in a statement on Saturday (Sunday NZT).