Saberin Telegram reported that a US officer and two soldiers were killed when rockets hit the US military base in Ain al-Asad.
According to Saberin News, the dead were transported by a plane belonging to the 386th unit to Ali Al Salem Air Base in Kuwait and from there to Frankfurt, Germany.
According to the source, a number of US soldiers were injured in the attack, which they evacuated using Spanish helicopters.
Saberin News reported that US forces closed their military unit at the Ain al-Asad base and pulled their troops out of the watchtower.
Saberin News, as the first source, reported a missile attack on the Ain al-Asad base this morning, and a few minutes later the official Iraqi news agency confirmed it.
Confirming the attack, the Iraqi news agency wrote that the Ain al-Asad military base, where US and Iraqi forces were stationed, had been targeted by 10 missiles on Wednesday morning.
Despite the announcement from official sources and confirmation of the firing of 10 missiles, Saberin News announced the number of missiles fired at 14.
AFP also quoted security sources as saying of today’s attack that a contractor was killed in a rocket attack on Ain al-Asad.
According to AFP, the man died of a heart attack.
Al-Mayadeen reported, quoting his correspondent in Baghdad, that the entrepreneur was an American.
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