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US-Iran Tensions LIVE: President Donald Trump To Address The Nation At 9.30 PM

According To Iranian State TV, The Attacks Were In Revenge For The Killing Of The Commander Of Iran's Powerful Revolutionary Guards, General Qasem Soleimani, In A US Drone Strike On Friday.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Raghwendra Shukla | Updated on: 08 Jan 2020, 07:59:54 PM
Shortly after the missile attacks, Trump tweeted, 'All is well!'

Shortly after the missile attacks, Trump tweeted, 'All is well!' (Photo Credit: Twitter)

New Delhi :

Iran has launched over a dozen ballistic missiles targeting at least two bases where US military and coalition forces' are stationed in Iraq, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. According to Iranian state TV, the attacks were in revenge for the killing of the commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards, General Qasem Soleimani, in a US drone strike on Friday, which was ordered by President Donald Trump. Shortly after the missile attacks, US President Donald Trump tweeted, "All is well! Missiles launched from Iran at two military bases located in Iraq. Assessment of casualties & damages taking place now. So far, so good! We have the most powerful and well equipped military anywhere in the world, by far! I will be making a statement tomorrow morning."

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First Published : 08 Jan 2020, 11:53:35 AM