Balad air base, located 64 kilometers from Baghdad and hosting US troops, has been attacked on Saturday with several missiles, as reported by the Sky News Arabia channel.
Moments earlier, Reuters reported, citing its sources, that two explosions occurred in the Green Zone of Baghdad, where the US Embassy is located. The attack blocked the road leading to the US Embassy, Sky News Arabia reports.
Objectives within reach
“We identified some 35 US targets in the region some time ago and [that now] are within our reach ,” the Commander of the Guardian Corps of the Islamic Revolution (CGRI) of Iran in the southern province of Kerman, the general Qolamali Abu Hamze warned Friday night.
On Friday morning, the commander of the CGRI Quds Forces, Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani, deputy commander of the Iraqi popular forces Al-Hashad Al-Shabi, Abu Mahdi al-Mohandes, and other military, fell martyrs in Baghdad, capital of Iraq, in a terrorist attack perpetrated by direct order of US President Donald Trump,
Abu Hamze repeated the warning given to US criminals by the Persian authorities and the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, that the Islamic Republic will avenge their deaths.
Ttanslated by JRE/EF