AP reports attack
AP has reported in the last few minutes that Iran has claimed to have launched ‘tens’ of missiles at the Ain Assad air base in Iraq, which houses US troops. Iran has been threatening action since the US killed senior Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike.
International calls for de-escalation have not been heeded.
The situation is ongoing.
Edit: footage said to show missiles in flight has been released:
The US has acknowledged that two bases and a consulate have been hit. No casualties have yet been reported.
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