The Iraqi media reported the sound of an explosion around an airbase in the Iraqi province of Salah al-Din.

Iran Press/Europe: Al-Mayadin news network reported that an explosion was heard around Al-Balad airbase south of Salah al-Din.

The military airbase that houses US soldiers was targeted in a rocket attack in Iraq's northern Salah al-Din province late Monday, as Iraqi media reported.

The Iraqi website Sumeria News also reported that the base was targeted by two rockets.

Al-Balad is the largest airbase in Iraq, located 64 km north of Baghdad and built in the 1980s by the former Yugoslavia.

Al-Balad covers an area of 25 square kilometers and has two runways along with  39 hideouts for warplanes. 219