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Iran opened fire on US forces in Iraq early Wednesday morning, launching ballistic missiles at two bases hosting US and Iraqi military personnel, the Department of Defense said in a statement.
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has claimed responsibility for the attack, the Associated Press reported, citing state media.
“We are aware of the reports of attacks on US facilities in Iraq. The President has been briefed and is monitoring the situation closely and consulting with his national security team,” the White House press secretary said in a statement.
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Iran opened fire on US forces in Iraq early Wednesday morning, launching ballistic missiles at two bases hosting US and Iraqi military personnel, the Department of Defense confirmed.
“Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles against US military and coalition forces in Iraq,” the Pentagon said in a statement. “It is clear that these missiles were launched from Iran and targeted at least two Iraqi military bases hosting US military and coalition personnel at Al-Assad and Irbil.”See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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