US defence secretary Mark Esper said the country “will not tolerate attacks against our people, our interests, or our allies”, after the military launched air strikes in retaliation for the deaths of three soldiers in a rocket attack on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters

Six killed after US strikes Iraqi targets in retaliation for deadly rocket attack

  • The Pentagon said the strikes against a pro-Iranian group in Iraq targeted five weapons facilities
  • Two Americans and a Briton were killed and 12 injured in Wednesday’s rocket attack on the Taji airbase north of Baghdad
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US defence secretary Mark Esper said the country “will not tolerate attacks against our people, our interests, or our allies”, after the military launched air strikes in retaliation for the deaths of three soldiers in a rocket attack on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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