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US personnel injured in latest militant base attack in Iraq

Posted on AllSides January 21st, 2024
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U.S. personnel were injured during an attack on the Al-Asad Airbase in Iraq Saturday, and a member of Iraq's security forces was seriously wounded, according to reports.

The base came under a tactical missile attack, and more than 15 U.S. Patriot missiles were launched to intercept. But some missiles got through, according to Charles Lister, a senior fellow and director of the Middle East Institute Syria Program and the Middle East Institute Countering Terrorism and Extremism Program. 

The Islamic Resistance in Iraq, an umbrella group of Iran-backed Iraqi militants, claimed responsibility, Lister...

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