January 8, 2020 / 1:41 AM / 13 days ago

Iran's IRGC targeted Iraq's Ain Al-Asad air base: Iranian news agency Mehr

CAIRO - (Reuters) - Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said it targeted Iraq’s Ain Al-Asad air base in west Iraq on Wednesday, according to Mehr, the Iranian news agency.

The strike came in revenge for the killing of prominent Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani.

Reporting by Alaa Swilam; Editing by Himani Sarkar

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