Rocket attack on Ain al-Asad Airbase

Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - 09:35

ISWNews Analysis Group: On March 3, 10 rockets hit the Ain al-Asad airbase in Anbar Governorate of western Iraq.

According to local sources, one individual died of cardiac arrest following the rocket attack on Ain Al-Asad airbase.

Col. Wayne Marotto, the US coalition spokesman said in a tweet: “10 Indirect Fire rockets targeted an Iraqi military base, Al Asad Airbase, hosting Coalition troops, on March 03, 2021 at approx 7:20 a.m. (Iraqi time). Iraqi SF are leading the response & investigation. Further information will be released as it becomes available.”

Iraqi news sources released images claiming that the attack was carried out using a KIA vehicle and Arash 4 rockets against the Ain al-Asad base, And US defense systems have failed to intercept and destroy these rockets.

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