Iran launches over a dozen ballistic missiles at US military facilities in Iraq
Almaty. January 8. KazTAG - Iran has delivered missile strikes against at least two military facilities in Iraq, a statement from Assistant to the US Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Jonathan Rath Hoffman stated on Wednesday, reports TASS.
"At approximately 5:30 p.m. (EST) on January 7, Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles against U.S. military and coalition forces in Iraq," the statement reads. "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-Assad and Irbil."
The statement did not specify the damage or casualties following the missile attacks on the facilities saying "We are working on initial battle damage assessments."
"As we evaluate the situation and our response, we will take all necessary measures to protect and defend U.S. personnel, partners, and allies in the region," the statement added.
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