Iran base or advisors not hit by US
Iran's Ambassador to Damascus says no Iranian bases or military advisors have been targeted in deadly strikes by the US occupation forces on a number of sites in Iraq and Syria.
Akbari said that contrary to claims, the attacks aimed to destroy Syria's civil
infrastructure amid the pro-Palestine actions undertaken by the resistance
He said the
US government's terrorist act on Friday night was carried out mainly to make up
for Israel's defeats in the Gaza Strip and strengthening armed Takfiri terrorists
based on the borders of Iraq and Syria.
Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a statement on Friday that its forces had
struck more than 85 targets “with numerous aircraft” during overnight raids on
localities in Iraq and Syria.
state media reported that the US aggression targeted positions in Syria’s
eastern governorate of Deir ez-Zur and the city of al-Bukamal near the Iraqi
border, falling short of providing details on the extent of damage and the
exact number of casualties.
people were killed, among them civilians, and 25 injured in the US airstrikes
in Iraq, Prime Minister Mohammed Shia' al-Sudani's office said.