• Türkçe
  • English
  • العربية
06 July 2020

US troops clear rubble from Iraq base days after Iran strike

13 January 2020300
US troops clear rubble from Iraq base days after Iran strike

AIN AL-ASAD BASE, Iraq (AP) — U.S. troops cleared rubble and debris from a military base housing American soldiers in western Iraq on Monday, days after it was struck by a barrage of Iranian ballistic missiles in a major escalation between the two longtime foes.

The Iranian attack was in retaliation for the U.S. drone strike near Baghdad airport that killed a top Iranian commander, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, prompting angry calls to avenge his slaying.
An Associated Press crew touring the Ain al-Asad base Monday saw large craters in the ground and damaged military trailers as well as forklifts lifting rubble and loading it onto trucks from a large area the size of a football stadium. U.S. soldiers inspected portable housing units destroyed and burned by the missile attack.


About Us

Kirkuk Net News Agency, which was broadcasted on April 30, 2019, has adopted the principle of providing impartial news flow to the world public opinion in Turkmeneli and the region. It is an institution that serves the national cause of Iraqi Turks through the media.


Follow Us



Twitter

@kerkuknet – 29 mins

Öte yandan, Kerkük’teki Arap ve Türkmen milletvekilleri ortak bir bildiri yayımlayarak, “Kerkük’ün 2017 yılının önc…

@kerkuknet – 37 mins

Irak Başbakanı Mustafa Kazımî, IKBY hükümeti ile Kerkük’e Peşmerge güçlerinin tekrar girmesi konusunda anlaştı.

@kerkuknet – 4 days

Türkiye’den Irak’a gönderilen ve Korona virüs hastalarının iyileşmeleri için en çok ihtiyaç duyulan solunum cihazla…