A handful of reporters got a look inside the Iraq airbase that was damaged in an Iranian missile attack last week. The damage inside Al-Asad Air Base is worse than many thought, and it shows how vital it was that American troops were alerted in advance of the attack. This report from CNN shows the wreckage and the reaction from some of those stationed on the base.
US Staff Sergeant Akeem Ferguson was in a bunker when his team received the bone-chilling radio transmission: Six Iranian ballistic missiles were headed in their direction.@arwaCNN toured the Iraqi air base days after it was struck with ballistic missileshttps://t.co/8WCmHLZBqo pic.twitter.com/OLbJdVbzCm
— New Day (@NewDay) January 13, 2020
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