Iraq Military Base Housing U.S. Troops Hit By A Wave Of Rockets For A Second Time This Week

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Daily Mail: Barrage of rockets hit US coalition-base Camp Taji in Iraq just days after missile attack killed British female Lance Corporal, 26, and two American troops

* Three coalition soldiers – a British woman and two Americans – killed Wednesday
* British Lance Corporal Brodie Gillon, 26, a reserve, died in attack on Camp Taji
* The US retaliated by killing five Iraqi security forces and a civilian in air strikes

A barrage of rockets has hit an Iraqi military base housing US-led coalition troops for the second time this week, security officials said.

Three coalition service personnel – a British woman and two Americans – were killed in the first attack on Camp Taji on Wednesday.

It was the deadliest attack on coalition troops in Iraq since a late December rocket attack on an Iraqi base that killed a US contractor and set in motion a series of tit-for-tat attacks that brought Iraq to the brink of war.

In retaliation, the US launched a series of air strikes on militia bases across Iraq’s south, killing five Iraqi security forces and a civilian.

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More News On Another Rocket Attack Against U.S. Troops In Iraq

3 US troops wounded in new rocket attack on Iraq base: Pentagon — ABC News
Rocket fire on Iraq base wounds three US-led coalition members — FOX News
Iraq: Taji military base hit by rockets for second time in a week — DW
Rocket Attack Wounds U.S.-Led Coalition Troops, Iraqi Soldiers In Base Near Baghdad — NPR
Iraq base attack: Coalition and Iraqi troops hurt as Taji targeted again — BBC
Several Americans were injured when rockets hit Iraqi base for second time in a week — CNN
Rocket fire on Iraq base wounds three US-led coalition members — Al Jazeera
Another Wave Of Rockets Slam Into Camp Taji, Wounding 3 US Troops — Zero Hedge

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