This is Breaking News, the US Air Base Al Asad is under attack from Iranian Missile Strikes by Iran.
CNN confirming 10 missiles have hit Al Asad airbase in western Iraq. There are reports of other targets, but we do not know how accurate those reports are at this time. This is a serious situation.
Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles at U.S. military and coalition forces in Iraq, Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said Tuesday.
“It is clear that these missiles were launched from Iran and targeted at least two Iraqi military bases hosting U.S. military and coalition personnel at Al-Assad and Irbil,” Hoffman said. “We are working on initial battle damage assessments.”
“As we evaluate the situation and our response, we will take all necessary measures to protect and defend U.S. personnel, partners, and allies in the region,” Hoffman said.
President Donald Trump has been briefed on the attacks, the White House said.
Facilities include Erbil in N Iraq and Al Asad Air Base in W Iraq. Early reports are indicating 20 American deaths, but it hasn’t been confirmed.
This is a developing story.