Missiles reach the green zone and base of Iraq that house US troops: security sources

BAGHDAD: Two rockets hit Saturday Iraq Al-Balad Air Base, where US troops are stationed, while two mortars impact Baghdad 's, a high security enclave that houses the US embassy, ​​security sources said.

Sirens immediately rang out at the American compound in Baghdad hosting both diplomats and troops, sources there told AFP.

The Al-Balad base, north of Baghdad , was hit by Katyusha rockets, security sources said.

The US has feared a backlash against its mission and bases where its troops are deployed across Iraq following the precision drone strike that killed Iranian general Qassim Suleimani on Friday.

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