According to preliminary information, the second wave of ballistic missiles fired against #US bases in the region of the Persian Gulf. US scrambles jets from Turkey and the UAE.
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Reports of Iranian fights taking off from their bases
January 7, 2020 by Fars News Agency. Possible 5 Targets Hit
According to a Fars News Agency defense correspondent, some news sources report heavy attacks by Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps aerial ballistic missiles on the US base in Iraq’s Ein al-Assad base.
Missiles used Fateh-type and Fateh-2 missiles
Moment of missile impact
Ein al-Assad Air Force Base is a military airport with an asphalt landing runway and a length of 4 meters. The airport is located in Iraq but is owned by the United States and is located 2 meters above sea level.
Reports indicate that Iran is firing dozens of rockets into Iraq and targeting US forces at Iraq’s al-Assad base.
Initial reports say more than three missiles have killed US troops so far.
Ein al-Assad Air Force Base is the largest US military base in Iraq.