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Militias launch spate of attacks on US positions in Iraq

Iraq's Ain al-Asad air base was hit with the second rocket attack in just over 48 hours.
A picture taken on January 13, 2020, during a press tour organized by the US-led coalition fighting the remnants of the Islamic State, shows a bulldozer clearing debris from Ain al-Asad military air base in the western Iraqi province of Anbar.

Fourteen rockets rained down on Iraq’s Ain al-Asad air base on Wednesday in the second such attack on the site in three days. Two people were reported to have sustained minor injuries in today’s attack on the base, which houses US personnel.

Speaking to Al-Monitor, coalition spokesperson Col. Wayne Marotto could not immediately confirm the nationalities of those reportedly injured.

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