CNN has published a video of the aftermath of last week’s missile attack on a US military base in Iraq, which was staged by Iran in response to the assassination of high-ranking Iranian General Qasem Soleimani.

The video showed concrete slabs scattered across the area and several dilapidated dwellings housing US military personnel.

The clip also caught an undamaged spate of Saddam Hussein-era bunkers, in which US servicemen hunkered down and survived the missile attack.

The footage was released after CNN cited unnamed sources as saying on Sunday that US troops stationed at an Iraqi air base knew beforehand that the facility will be attacked by Iran, something that helped them to safely take shelter.

The sources claimed that most US forces either left the base or took cover in bunkers for two-and-a-half-hours before Iran start launching missiles on Wednesday.

At the same time, the sources asserted that although the US forces knew about the attack, they didn’t know what the nature of the attack would be.

One of the sources described the fact that there were no casualties in the missile as a “miracle”, claiming that the projectiles detonated just a few metres from the bunkers.

ALSO READ  US warns Iran's Quds Force commander could face same fate as Qassem Soleimani

 

Sources: CNN, Sputnik

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Sweet Robert
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Sweet Robert

Loser warmonger troll and racist is absent. imagine that.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Yes, Soleimani is gone.

Gryz
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Gryz

Indeed one seriously wicked IRGC extremist is gone, and soon whatever remains of US troops and interests will follow him out of Iraq, either in bodybags or willingly. And Iran pretty much owns the Shia wordwide now while old feuds were wiped away along with Soleimani’s car. What a helpful POTUS it had. Mending fences like this seemed an impossible task without his “unparralled wisdom” .

Sweet Robert
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Sweet Robert

Hey Frenchman, how are those Yellow Vest Protest doing? Seen videos of your superior civilized police dumping the disabled out of their motorized wheelchairs and then destroying their rides.Also seen Senior citizens and frail women being throw down onto the hard concrete ground. Your fellow countrymen and women are being shot in the eyes and beaten with club. How’s that Liberte, Egalite,
Fraternite going?

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@Sweet Robert
It’s early days yet …. give him time.
His hasbarist duties must be pretty extensive, covering many different sites and forums across the digital world, and under a plethora of different sock puppet accounts.
Quite the workload !

Sweet Robert
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@ Rabbi
You are correct. I have an update for you. I think I located him on a twitter account posting in Farsi. He is attacking Iranian diplomats’ account. He claims to be French but he is here constantly while his country is inching closer toward civil war.

Marshalldoc
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CNN studiously avoids mentioning that the reason the troops were all ‘hunkered down’ & disbursed was that Iran warned them to take cover… biased? Oh no!!