IRAN LAUNCHES MISSILE ATTACK ON IRAQ : LUSENET : Grassroots Information Coordination Center (GICC) : One Thread


NICOSIA [MENL] -- Iran is said to have launched a missile attack against its neighbor Iraq.

The Baghdad-based Mujahadeen Khalq said Iran fired five missiles toward a base of the opposition group in Jaalaula northeast of Baghdad. The base of the Iranian opposition group is near the Iranian border.

The group said the Iranian attack took place on late Thursday. Several Iraqis were reportedly wounded in the missile attack.

The Mujahadeen said the Iranian attackers retreated to their country. The group said the missiles missed the opposition base and struck nearby homes.

Earlier this year, Iran was said to have fired 66 missiles at Mujahadeen bases in Iraq. It was said to have been the biggest attack since the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war.


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