Several US Servicemen Injured in Jan 8 Attack on Airbases in Iraq
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Washington [US], Jan 17 (ANI): Several US servicemen suffered injuries during an Iranian missile attack on Al-Asad airbase in Iraq housing American forces despite the Pentagon claiming that no casualties had taken place in January 8 attack.A US military official told CNN that 11 service members had been injured in the attack."While no U.S. service members were killed in the January 8 Iranian attacks on Al Asad Airbase, several were treated for concussion symptoms from the blast and are still being assessed," the US-led military coalition fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria said in a statement on Thursday.Iran had launched more than a dozen missiles on US targets in Iraq -- first at the Ain Al-Asad airbase in Anbar province and another one at Erbil, which falls in the Kurdistan region.The strikes came hours after the funeral of Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani, whose killing in a US air raid intensified tensions in the region. (ANI)

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