(Worthy News) - Iranian officials said missiles were launched at U.S. troops in Iraq in retaliation after Iranian Gen. Qassem Suleimani’s death in Baghdad, according to Iranian state-run media outlets, in an attack that was later confirmed by the Pentagon.
A Pentagon spokesperson later confirmed missiles were fired at two or more Iraqi bases with American and coalition forces.
“It is clear that these missiles were launched from Iran and targeted at least two Iraqi military bases hosting U.S. military and coalition personnel at Al Asad and Irbil,” Jonathan Hoffman, assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs, said in a statement. “We are working on initial battle damage assessments.”
More than a dozen missiles were fired at the base, he added. [ Source: Epoch Times (Read More...) ]
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