U.S. Confirms Iranian Missile Strikes On Iraqi Bases Housing U.S. Troops


by www.gizmodo.com.au

www.gizmodo.com.au— The Department of Defence said in a statement on Tuesday evening that the Iranian military retaliated against the Trump administration’s assassination of Quds Force commander Major General Qassem Soleimani last week, launching “more than a dozen ballistic missiles against U.S. and coalition forces in Iraq.” More

Gizmodo—U.S. Confirms Iranian Missile Strikes on Iraqi Bases Housing U.S. Troops. The Department of Defense said in a statement on Tuesday evening (EST) that the Iranian military retaliated against the Trump administration’s assassination of Quds Force commander Major General Qassem Soleimani last week, launching “more than a dozen ballistic missiles against U.S. and coalition forces in Iraq” in the early hours of Wednesday morning local time.

Fortune—Iran Fires Missiles at Iraqi Air Bases Housing U.S. Troops, U.S. Officials Confirm. Iran struck back at the United States for the killing of a top Iranian general early Wednesday, firing a series of surface-to-surface missiles at two Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops and warning the United States and its allies in the region not to retaliate.

NPR.org—The Aftermath Of Iran's Missile Attack On An Iraqi Base Housing U.S. Troops. NPR international correspondent Jane Arraf and freelance photographer Alexander Vladimir Tahaov were among journalists invited to tour the Ain al-Assad air base, which houses some 1,500 U.S. troops.