The video above, supplied by helpful Americans who were delighted to see Iran hitting the US side of the Erbil International Airport, disproves Trump’s claims.
Thank our troops in Iraq for their efforts which include this video! Good luck they were in the apartments across from the airport. The road in front heads toward the civilian end and then a left turn takes you into Erbil, a pretty nice town.
Good duty station.
Trump claimed two missiles of 3 were shot down and one missed the base. In the few seconds above, 2 direct hits, no misses and no missile defenses.
The main video, devastation at al Assad air base with 5 direct hits on the central part of the base, buildings and aircraft destroyed, including hardened hangars flattened and obliterated.
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