Iraq says ‘terrorists’ fired rocket barrage at base hosting US troops

ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Iraq’s defense ministry said late on Friday that “terrorist elements” had fired 17 Katyusha rockets at a base hosting US troops located in northern parts of the country.

“The security forces are conducting a search for terrorist elements who fired 17 missiles at the Qayyarah base in Nineveh province, without causing human casualties or material damage,” the military communications center, Security Media Cell, said in a statement.

The base is...