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Rockets hit coalition military base in Iraq, injuring 5

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEMarch 14, 2020, 1:07 PM UTCBy Patrick Smith and Associated PressA hail of rockets landed on a military base housing U.S. and other coalition troops north of Baghdad Saturday morning, wounding three coalition soldiers and two Iraqi soldiers.The same base, Camp Taji, was the target of a rocket attack on Wednesday which killed three servicemen, including two Americans and one British.Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Col. Myles B. Caggins III said via Twitter that 25 missiles landed at 10:41 a.m. local time Saturday (3:51 a.m. ET).The @CJTFOIR confirms at least (25) 107mm rockets impacted Iraq's Camp Taji b ...