The U.S. conducted strikes against pro-Iranian militia Kata’ib Hezbollah’s facilities in Iraq, the Pentagon said Thursday.
“These strikes targeted five weapon storage facilities to significantly degrade their ability to conduct future attacks against Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) coalition forces,” the Department of Defense said in a statement.
It said the targets included facilities that housed weapons used to target U.S. and coalition troops on Wednesday which left two American troops and one British serviceman dead.
At least 14 others were injured when some 30 rockets were fired at Camp Taji, an Iraqi base north of Baghdad.
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