Iraqi base Ain al-Assad targeted by rocket
Affected Countries: iraq;
Iraqi sources reported a rocket attack on Ain al-Assad airbase in Iraq’s Al-Anbar province on Tuesday evening.
Some Iraqi sources reported that several explosions were heard near Ain al-Assad and that sirens went off at the base.
The Iraqi Al-Fallujah TV reported, quoting its correspondent, that two rockets hit the Ain al-Assad base.
A correspondent for Russia Today reported, quoting a military commander, that “Ain al-Assad base in Al-Anbar province was attacked with several rockets moments ago. We do not yet have full information on the damage [of this attack].”
The Iraqi Security Information Center confirmed the news of the attack with two Katyusha rockets, saying in a statement that the attack did not cause any material damage or casualties.
The report comes as Iraqi sources reported Monday evening a rocket attack on the US company Sally Porter near the Balad airbase in northern Baghdad.
Source: Mehr News