For Second Day Straight, Drone Attack on U.S. Forces in Iraq Foiled

U.S. bases in Iraq have been targeted recently as Iran and its allies mark the anniversary of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani's assassination

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Two explosive-laden drones were shot down on Tuesday by Iraq's air defenses as they approached the Ain al-Asad air base, which hosts U.S. forces, west of Baghdad, an official of the U.S.-led international military coalition said.

A similar attack was foiled on Monday, when Iraqi air defenses downed two drones as they approached a base hosting U.S. forces near Baghdad's international airport.

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