The rocket strikes that killed two American and one British soldier at the Taji air base near Baghdad on March 11 follow a string of similar attacks on US troops serving in Iraq as part of the global anti-ISIS coalition.
A look at previous strikes launched against US-linked military sites in Iraq since the middle of last year:
January 8, 2020
Iran fires missiles at Ain Al Assad base in Anbar province and at an Iraqi military facility in Erbil in retaliation for the US drone strike that killed Revolutionary Guard commander Qassem Suleimani on January 3. The Pentagon initially said there were no US casualties but later reported that more than 100 soldiers were being treated for traumatic brain injury related to the attack.
December 27, 2019
US civilian contractor killed in rocket attack on an Iraqi military base south of Kirkuk
Two rockets fired at a military base near Baghdad airport housing US troops
Four Katyusha rockets hit base near Baghdad airport, wounding five members of Iraq’s elite Counter-Terrorism Service
A 240-millimetre rocket is used in an attack near Baghdad airport
Two missiles hit Balad air base north of Baghdad
Ain Al Assad base, the focal point of the 5,000-strong US military presence in Iraq, is hit by five missiles
17 rockets strike the Qayyarah base in Nineveh province
Mortar fire directed at Taji camp, a base for US forces north of Baghdad
Taji camp hit by Katyusha rockets