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Iraq officials: New strike targets military base, no damage


Added 09-22-19 01:35:01pm EST - “An Iraqi security official and a militia commander say a new airstrike has targeted a military base in the western Anbar province.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Iraq officials: New strike targets military base, no damage”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

BEIRUT (AP) - An Iraqi security official and a militia commander say a new airstrike has targeted a military base in the western Anbar province.

Sunday’s strike missed the base, landing outside the perimeter and causing no damage or casualties.

The airstrike was the latest in a series of unclaimed strikes on weapons depots and bases of Iran-backed militias in Iraq.

The Popular Mobilization Forces blame the string of bombings on Israel, which frequently targets Iranian interests in neighboring Syria.

A PMF commander told The Associated Press that the base is 120 kilometers (75 miles) from the Syrian border.

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