Iraq: Two drones shot down over Ain Al-Assad airbase

Local sources reported that two drones were targeted at Ain al-Asad base in Al-Anbar and were shot outside the base’s vicinity.

  • Ain Al-Asad airbase
    Ain Al-Asad airbase

Two drones were shot down, on Thursday, by air defenses as they approached the Ain Al-Asad airbase, which hosts US occupation forces, west of Baghdad, local Iraqi forces reported.

The sources stated that it was unclear whether the drone was on a reconnaissance mission or if it was carrying explosives.

The same sources added that there were no reports of casualties or damage.

#Video | #Iraq | Ain al-Assad base in Anbar province targeted with two drones and missiles. pic.twitter.com/gKQid5fQAH

— Alghadeer English (@alghadeertv_eng) April 8, 2022

It is worth mentioning that the Ain Al-Asad base is located in the Al-Baghdadi district, 90 km west of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province.

Source: https://english.almayadeen.net/news/politics/iraq:-two-drones-shot-down-over-ain-al-assad-airbase

Donovan Larsen

Donovan is a columnist and associate editor at the Dark News. He has written on everything from the politics to diversity issues in the workplace.

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