Baghdad: A US military base on the Iraqi-Kuwaiti border has come under rocket fire, no people have been injured in the incident, sources said on Saturday.
“Unknown militants have fired three rockets at the US military base near the Jerishan border crossing near the border with Kuwait. According to preliminary information, the rockets fell not far from the base, there are no losses,” the source said.
Foreign military bases in Iraq often come under rocket fire opened mainly by Shia groups, which seek the withdrawal of foreign troops from the country.
Meanwhile, the Kuwaiti Army Chief of Staff has denied media reports that three missiles, which were fired at the US base in Iraq, crossed the airspace of Kuwait, the state-run KUNA news agency reported.
The Kuwaiti military also called on media to rely on official sources of information.