Pro-Iran Militias Conduct Another Rocket Attack on Iraqi Military Base

Ruined remains of a living quarters

Sky News is also reporting a missile landed near the camp's gates, wounding a member of the security forces.

Katyusha rockets targeted the Taji military camp, located north of Baghdad, on Tuesday but no casualties were reported.

"The attack has been described as "fierce" and "violent".

American troops at the Ain Al-Asad air base in Iraq have revealed that it was a "miracle" they had survived Tehran's first direct missile attack against U.S. forces.

The move came after Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps' elite Quds Force, was assassinated in a USA drone strike on January 3 outside Baghdad International Airport in Iraq. No one has claimed responsibility yet.

Camp Taji was not the target in those attacks and no New Zealanders were injured.

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo early Monday morning said he was "outraged" by the rocket attack targeting Al-Balad, an airbase just north of Baghdad where US forces have been stationed, which wounded two Iraqi officers and two airmen.

Tensions are at a high in the Middle East after the United States carried out an airstrike that killed Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani in retaliation for an assault on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad days before.

Heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S. has sparked fears World War 3 is on the horizon.

The statement didn't elaborate on how many rockets were fired or who was responsible.

The Iranian retaliation saw two precise missile strikes on military bases in Iraq where U.S. and allied troops were stationed.

Following the attack by Iran last week, Mr Trump said: "No Americans were harmed in last night's attack by the Iranian regime". "To the extent we can use less American treasure and put fewer American lives at risk, we ought to do that", Pompeo said.

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