Asaib Ahl al-Haq is one of the most powerful groups in Iraq's Hashed al-Shaabi security force, a network of armed groups integrated into the state.
Security sources told AFP that the wounded in Monday's attack belong to Iraq's Counter-Terrorism Service, an elite unit that was created and trained by U.S. forces.More news: Jones wins 2nd Australian Open golf crown
Over 5,000.S troops have been deployed in Iraq to support the Iraqi forces in the battles against the Islamic State (IS) militants, mainly providing training and advice to the Iraqi forces.
Iraqi security forces discovered a rocket launcher and some defused rockets nearby after searching the area following the the attack, a statement from Iraqi security forces said. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
On Tuesday, five rockets landed on Ain Al-Asad air base, which hosts US forces in Anbar province in western Iraq without causing any casualties. On Thursday, two Katyusha rockets landed inside the Balad air base, but there were no casualties or damage reported by the attack.More news: 3 takeaways from 2019 ACC title blowout vs. Virginia
The rockets landed at the military base near Baghdad airport at the southwestern edge of the city, according to a statement by the media office affiliated with the Iraqi Joint Operations Command.
The airport is positioned subsequent to the Baghdad Diplomatic Help Heart (BDSC), utilized by diplomats, intelligence operatives in addition to the US-led anti-terrorist coalition forces in Iraq.
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