| 18 May 2024, Saturday |

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.

  • Asharq Al-Awsat