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| 29 January 2023, Sunday |

Iraqi defense shot down drone over Iraq’s Ain Al-Asad air base

Defense systems at Iraq’s Ain al-Asad air base, which hosts US forces, intercepted and shot down a drone while it was hovering near the base, Iraqi military sources said on Sunday.

 

The sources said it was not clear whether the drone was on a surveillance mission or if it was carrying any explosives.

 

No damages or casualties were reported, the sources added.

    Source:
  • Asharq Al-Awsat