Jan 08, 2020 09:34 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Feb 04, 2020 14:04 Asia/Tehran]

An informed source in Iran's Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) has said the missiles fired at the US airbase in Ain al-Assad in Iraq has left 80 US troops dead.

Iran Press/Iran news: The military source said that the missiles hit vital points of the US airbase, heavily damaging drones, helicopters and other expensive military equipment, inflicting a significant loss on the US Army.

Meanwhile, other informed sources said that the exact number of US casualties is not accurate and the details will be announced later. No official US  source has indicated any casualty figures as a result of Iran's missile strike.

According to the first source, 15 missiles hit al-Assad base none of which were intercepted by the US Army radar system.

The precision and severity of the missiles launched were so high and severe that some have simultaneously destroyed several targets vital for the US.

The US military base in  Ain al-Assad, Iraq, is one of the most important bases where all US drones and helicopters are deployed.4,000 US troops are deployed in the very base.

The US wounded troops have been moved to Baghdad through helicopter, with the US Army urging Iraq healthcare sector for help.

In a statement released in the early hours of Wednesday morning, the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) confirmed that a US airbase in western Iraq has been hit with 'tens of missiles'.

The attack came in response to a US terrorist drone strike days earlier that martyred the former Commander of Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani.    101/211/205

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