Rockets Targeted U.S. Ain Al-Asad Air Base In Iraq
On May 24th, rockets were fired at Ain Al Asad Air Base in western Iraq’s Anbar province. According to the military Spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve, one rocket targeted the air base. According to several reports, at least 5 rockets were fired.
Initial report: At 1335 local time, Ain Al-Asad Air Base (AAAB) was attacked by one rocket round. No injuries reported. Damage is being assessed. The attack is under investigation, for more information see @SecMedCell or @IraqiSpoxMOD
— OIR Spokesman Col. Wayne Marotto (@OIRSpox) May 24, 2021
The accident did not result in material or human losses.
The attack took place two days after the Iraqi Resistance coordination room had issued a statement threatening the US forces of resuming attacks.
Previously, on May 23, 6 US logistical convoys were reportedly targeted with roadside bombs in various regions of Iraq.
The attacks were reported in Babylon, Aldewanea, Alsmewa, Alnasrea and Basrah regions.
Iraqi “resistance” forces are known to carry out such attack on US forces in order to push them out of the country.
The attacks on US supply convoys and facilities in Iraq are a response to the assassination of Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, Deputy-Commander of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units, and Commander of Iran’s Quds Force, Qassim Soleimani.
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