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Iraqi government calls militia's attack on US base terrorism

Militia attacks on US bases in Iraq have risen and the government is beginning to treat them as terror groups.
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For the third day in a row, US bases are being targeted by militias in Iraq. The latest attack is significant due to the number of rockets and the fact that it caused injuries, unlike earlier incidents.

The attack took place around noon local time on July 7, when 14 rockets hit the Ain al-Asad base and led to at least two injuries, according to coalition spokesperson Col. Wayne Marotto.

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