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US warns of military response to rocket attack on Iraq base

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By SAMYA KULLAB and LOLITA C. BALDOR
WASHINGTON - The White House warned that the U.S. may consider a military response to the rocket attack that hit an air base in western Iraq where American and coalition troops are housed. A U.S. contractor died after at least 10 rockets slammed into the base early Wednesday.
No one claimed responsibility for the attack, the first since the U.S. struck Iran-aligned militia targets along the Iraq-Syria border last week.
“We are following that through right now,” President Joe Biden told reporters. “Thank God, no one was killed by the rocket, but one...
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An American contractor died of a heart attack as rockets rained down on a base hosting US troops in Iraq

An American contractor died of a heart attack as rockets rained down on a base hosting US troops in Iraq

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The Pentagon said that a US civilian contractor died of a "cardiac episode" while taking shelter during a rocket attack on a base in Iraq hosting US troops.
Operation Inherent Resolve announced Wednesday that at approximately 7:20 am in Iraq, a total of ten rockets were launched by an unidentified force at Al Asad Airbase. Iraqi security forces are investigating the assault on the base.
10 Indirect Fire rockets and Iraqi Security Forces are investigating. - OIR Spokesman Col. Wayne Marotto March 3, 2021
In a separate statement, the Pentagon confirmed the attack on Al...
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