New developments reported over the Iranian Missile attacks against US Military Base in Iraq

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New developments reported over the Iranian Missile attacks against US Military Base in Iraq

MOSCOW - New developments reported over the Iranian Missile attacks against US Military Base in Iraq.

Additional American troops have been sent to a medical facility in Germany link for treatment for injuries from link the Iranian missile attack link that hit bases in Iraq link in early January link, the US Central Command (CENTCOM) has said.

On January link 8, Tehran link fired missiles at the facilities in Iraq link housing link US military personnel in retaliation against the killing of top link Iranian general Qasem Soleimani link.

Initially, Washington link insisted that no one was injured link as a result link of the attack link. Last week, CENTCOM announced that 11 troops were being treated for injuries in the wake of the strikes.

CENTCOM updated the information late on Tuesday, saying that additional troops were undergoing treatment.

"As medical treatment and evaluations in theater continue, additional service members have been identified as having potential injuries.

These service members - out of an abundance of caution - have been transported to Landstuhl, Germany link for further evaluations and necessary treatment on an outpatient basis" CENTCOM spokesman Bill Urban said, as quoted by the CNN broadcaster.

He did not rule out that additional injuries might be identified in the future, "given the nature of injuries already noted." - Sputnik

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