The islamic republic of Iran has disclosed that the missile attacks on American bases in Iraq on Wednesday were not targeted to kill any soldier.
It could be recalled that Iran had on Wednesday launched over 15 missiles on US targets in Iraq in retaliation to the death of Qassem Soleimani, it’s highly placed general buried on Tuesday.
Reports has it that a senior Iranian commander, Amirali Hajizadeh, said the attacks in Iraq did not aim to kill American soldiers but sought to damage Washington’s “military machine.”
The commander disclosed that the attacks were the start of a series of attacks across the region.
Al Jazeera reports that Hajizadeh, the head of the Revolutionary Guards Aerospace Force, also said the “appropriate revenge” for the US killing of Qassem Soleimani was to expel US forces from the Middle East.
He also said Iran had hundreds of missiles ready and that when the islamic nation launched missiles on Wednesday it had used “cyber attacks to disable (US) plane and drone navigation systems.”
Iran further warned that any US retaliation to the missile attacks in Baghdad would lead to an all-out war across the Middle East.