Rocket hits US military base in Northern Iraq

(VOVWORLD) -The K1 military base housing US troops in Kirkukprovince, northern Iraq, was hit Thursday night by a Katyusha rocket. 

No casualties were reported. Iraqi forces conducted a search and found a 12-barrel Katyusha launch pad, but only 1 missile was fired.

The attack was conducted on Arbaeen anniversary day, the end of Iran’s 40-day mourning period for General Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in an US drone strike in early January at Baghdad International Airport.