Iraq: Ain Al-Assad Base targeted with missile strikes
Al Mayadeen correspondent says explosions could be heard following an attack on Ain Al-Assad base in Al-Anbar, western Iraq.
Explosions were heard in the vicinity of Ain Al-Assad Base in Al-Anbar, western Iraq, Al Mayadeen correspondent reported Wednesday.
Our correspondent mentioned that the sounds followed an attack carried out with five Grad missiles that targeted Ain Al-Assad Base, pointing out that US helicopters are currently flying over the base.
A logistical support convoy of the US-led International Coalition was targeted with an explosive device in Babel, south of Baghdad, our correspondent reported.
In addition, two logistical support convoys affiliated with the US coalition were targeted on the highway linking the Muthanna Governorate and southern Iraq.
Earlier, Al Mayadeen correspondent in Baghdad reported that four Katyusha rockets fell in the vicinity of Baghdad International Airport, facing the US Diplomatic Support Center and other areas of the base.
In the same context, Iraq's Security Media Cell announced today that Al-Nasr Camp, west of Baghdad, was targeted with a missile.
Earlier, officials in the US coalition said an attack with two drones targeted its Victoria Base at Baghdad Airport.
On Tuesday, the Security Media Cell reported that two drones headed to Ain Al-Assad Base in Al-Anbar at dawn were shot down outside the base's vicinity.
Iraqi security sources revealed that two drones were shot down by the C-RAM system near Victoria Base on Monday. A third drone was redirected away from the airport to a location not known yet.