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Iran releases video of missile attack on US military bases in Iraq

Iranian state television has released video of what it says is a ballistic missile attack launched at Unites States military forces in Iraq.

The Pentagon has confirmed that missiles were launched from Iran and targeted at least two Iraqi military bases hosting US military and coalition personnel at al-Asad and Irbil.




The attack comes days after the US confirmed it killed Qassem Suleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds force. The Iranian Revolutionary Guards claim the attack was retaliation ‘in the name of Suleimani’ for his death

The Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) said in a statement that the missile attacks is part of an operation named "Martyr Soleimani" in retaliation for the killing of military commander, Qassem Soleimani, on Friday.

It also said that any country housing US troops could be subject to "hostile and aggressive acts".

President Trump had said the US would strike back without hesitation if one of its bases was hit.

See video below.





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