Rockets hit US airbases in Iraq in separate attacks -officials

An aerial photo of Joint Base Balad, Iraq, after all U.S. forces departed the base Nov. 8.

Rockets hit near U.S. forces and contractors in Iraq on Wednesday, including an air base north of Baghdad and a military base at Baghdad International Airport, the Iraqi army and security officials said.

The army reported at least three rockets hit Balad airbase, where U.S. contractors are based.

Security officials told Reuters at least one rocket hit shortly afterward near the airport at a base that U.S. military aircraft use.

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