Breaking News: Iran Has Begun Attacking US Bases in Iraq

The IRGC confirmed early Wednesday morning to Press TV that Ayn al-Asad Air Base was hit after tens of missiles were fired toward the facility, which contains US forces.

"We warn all allied countries of the US that if attacks are launched from bases in their countries on Iran, they will be a target of military retaliation," the IRGC said in a statement obtained by the New York Times' Farnaz Fassihi.
"About 35 rounds total hit the base" out of the dozens of rockets fired at the US military facility, according to VOA News' Carla Babb.

Iran's Fars news agency labeled the reported Iranian ballistic missiles fired at the US base as "hard revenge" in a translated social media post.


"Start of Iran's vengeful US retaliation," the news agency said in a since-deleted posting which reportedly showed the launch of several missiles toward the US air base.


“Under missile attack from Iran. These are either cruise missiles or short range ballistic missiles. All over the country," said a senior US military source stationed in Iraq, reported Fox News' Jennifer Griffin.

Missiles were also reportedly fired at the northern Iraqi city of Erbil, which contains a US consulate.
US officials have yet to comment on the number of service members injured or killed in the strike.

"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," White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham said Tuesday.

The IRGC's attack on the US military facilities in Iraq comes hours after Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps official Maj. Gen. Mortada Qurbani announced his forces were "in a high state of alert to destroy [Europe and the US'] bases in the region and humiliate you."

Comments

  • Please don't try to cross "T's Red Line". Your missiles will be tolerated by the US to a certain extent but if you were to cross by killing an American--even if only one-- there will be consequences.
  • already there are reported American military casualties. estimated to be thirty some already killed in the recent attack by Iran...for people like PawnSatr and them, their set up to be misseld down in their bases acroos the middle east ..
  • It was such a missile strike that killed the American contractor and wounded others that led to Soleimani's death. Does Iran want another dead general or a warring shia marja'?
  • Thanks a lot, Trump.

    So much for your promise to "protect american lives.
  • Im looking at the news right now,, and its the latest from the middle east, President trump has been briefed and is monitoring the situation right now it has been cleared by pentagon the missels were launched from Iran.
  • visa, no there is no casualty yet. But Trump and his Team are prepared to take some decisive action if an American is killed by Iran's missiles.
  • It was a missile strike. 15 missiles half were shot down. And according to the Supreme leader of Iran it has concluded its operation "Revenge" on the US.

    All in. All15 missiles were fired most were shot down and Iran concluded is attack. 15 missiles. Now lets see if Trump follow up and bomb 52 sides in Iran.

    And report from irans are coming out that a plane was shot down and explosion were reported from Iran's nuclear research plant.

    A fart in the wind.
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