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29 Dec 2019 | 04:45 PM UTC

Iraq: Rockets launched toward Camp Taji military base December 29

Rockets launched into Camp Taji military base near Baghdad on December 29; no casualties reported

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Event

According to local officials, four rockets were reportedly launched toward Camp Taji military base near Baghdad on Sunday, December 29. The base houses Iraqi and US military forces. No casualties have been reported as of Sunday night (local time) and no group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

Similar attacks are possible in Taji over the near term.

Advice

Individuals in the area are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area of the incident, remain vigilant for militant activity, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

The security environment in Iraq remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to all travel.