The US bombed targets of the Iranian regime in Iraq, in response to the attack that left three soldiers injured

The US bombed targets of the Iranian regime in Iraq, in response to the attack that left three soldiers injured (EFE/FILE) (ALAA BADARNEH/)

He US Army made this Monday attacks against three sites used by forces supported by Iran in your neighbor Iraqafter earlier a attack would hurt to three American troops, reported the Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin.

Washington repeatedly attacked locations used by Iran and his close forces in Iraq and Syria in response to dozens of attacks against forces Americans and allies in the region since last October 7, when the war among the Palestinian group Hamas and Israel.

“The forces of US Army carried out necessary and proportionate attacks in three used facilities by Kataeb Hezbollah and affiliated groups in Iraq“, said austin it’s a statement.

“These precision attacks They’re a response to a series of attacks against our staff in Iraq and Syria by militias sponsored by Iranincluding an attack by Kataeb Hezbollah and other groups against Erbil air base”, he indicated.

Washington repeatedly attacked locations used by Iran and its proxy forces in Iraq and Syria in response to dozens of attacks against US and allied forces in the region since October 7 (EUROPA PRESS/FILE)
Washington repeatedly attacked locations used by Iran and its proxy forces in Iraq and Syria in response to dozens of attacks against US and allied forces in the region since October 7 (EUROPA PRESS/FILE) (Europa Press/Contact/Capt. Roby /)

That attack on Monday injured three US soldiers, one of them seriously, the spokeswoman said. National Security Council Adrian Watson it’s a statement.

President Joe Biden was informed of the attack – which was carried out by a drone– and instructed in a call to austin and other national security officials after ordering the Defense Department prepare a response, the note indicated.

Biden, who is in the Camp David presidential residence passing Christmas, he was “immediately informed of the attack” and ordered the Department of Defense to prepare options for a response to those responsible for the attack.

Subsequently, the president led attacks against three locations used by the Islamic Resistance and affiliated groups focused on drone activities.”

The spokesperson assured that Biden’s highest priority is the “protection” of US personnel and warned that his country will continue to respond if these types of attacks continue.

The Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin (REUTERS/FILE)
The Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin (REUTERS/FILE) (VIOLETA SANTOS MOURA/)

A tally by US military officials tallies 103 attacks against his troops Iraq and Syria since October 17, the majority of these claimed by the Islamic Resistance in Iraqwho opposes American support for Israel in its war with Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

These militias, as well as the Lebanese group Hezbollah and Yemen’s Houthi rebels, adhered to the truce in Gaza between Israel and Hamas that took place in the last week of November, but resumed their actions after the resumption of Israeli bombings against the enclave. Palestinian.

There are approximately 2,500 US troops in Iraq and ones 900 in Syria as part of efforts to prevent the group’s resurgence Islamic State (IS).

(With information from AFP and EFE)

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