Incident Summary:

07/27/2020: Assailants fired three rockets targeting the Camp Taji military base in Taji, Saladin, Iraq. No casualties were reported. The Revolutionary League claimed responsibility for the incident. Sources also suspected that the attack was carried out by Kata'ib Hezbollah.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:



Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR)
Specific Description Camp Taji
Nationality of Target International
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Three 107-mm Katyusha rockets were used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Kata'ib Hezbollah (suspected) No
Revolutionary League Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"As Iraqi Prime Minister preps DC trip, Iran's militias fire rockets daily," Jerusalem Post, August 17, 2020.
"Spyker air blasts," Al-Sharqiya, July 28, 2020.
"Three rockets hit military base housing US forces near Iraq's capital," India Blooms, July 28, 2020.