Timeline: recent attacks on US forces in Iraq

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 13, 2020 a picture taken on January 13, 2020 during a press tour organised by the US-led coalition fighting the remnants of the Islamic State group, shows a view of the damage at Ain al-Asad military airbase housing US and other foreign troops in the western Iraqi province of Anbar. More than 100 US troops sustained "mild" traumatic brain injury, far more than originally announced, when Iran launched missiles at their base in Iraq last month, the Department of Defense said February 10, 2020.
"As of today, 109 US service members have been diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injury, or mTBI, an increase of 45 since the previous report," the Pentagon said in a statement.
 / AFP / Ayman HENNA

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

December 12

Two rockets fired at a military base near Baghdad airport housing US troops

December 9

Four Katyusha rockets hit base near Baghdad airport, wounding five members of Iraq’s elite Counter-Terrorism Service

December 6

A 240-millimetre rocket is used in an attack near Baghdad airport

December 5

Two missiles hit Balad air base north of Baghdad

December 3

Ain Al Assad base, the focal point of the 5,000-strong US military presence in Iraq, is hit by five missiles

November 8

17 rockets strike the Qayyarah base in Nineveh province

October 28

Mortar fire directed at Taji camp, a base for US forces north of Baghdad

July 17

Taji camp hit by Katyusha rockets

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