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File photo: US soldiers prepare their gear prior to departing a base in Iskandariyah, south of Baghdad, on December 8, 2011. Image Credit: AFP

Several blasts hit a US-led coalition military base in Baghdad early on Sunday from an apparent rocket attack, a US military official said.

The official did not immediately say if the attack caused any casualties or significant damage.

Rockets land in Baghdad's Green Zone

Al Arabiya TV reported that the rockets landed near the US Embassy in the "green zone" in the Iraqi capital early on Sunday. A correspondent reported that explosions were also heard in Baghdad on Sunday morning.

Rocket attacks which Washington blames on Iran-backed militias have regularly hit near and occasionally on the US embassy which is next to the base.

More details to follow.