Satellite images depict the damage al-Asad airbase suffered after Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles targeting two Iraqi bases where U.S. troops are housed on Tuesday.
H/T: Military Times
New satellite images show damaged and destroyed buildings at Al Asad Air Base in Iraq caused by the Iranian rocket attack.
Iranian missiles damaged or destroyed seven buildings in Ain al-Asad air base in Iraq that houses US military personnel, satellite photographs show. Two images provided by Planet Labs Inc., and reviewed by Reuters, show five missile impact points in that part of the base. pic.twitter.com/4erdXumsHt— Ali Ahmad Mabrur (@Mabrur00) January 9, 2020
"U.S. knew about the coming strike hours in advance…troops at al-Asad were sheltering in fortified bunkers by the time the first missiles struck... The missiles fired at Irbil missed the U.S. facility there entirely."https://t.co/9EZolOWK6T— Norman Spector (@nspector4) January 9, 2020