The US military propelled retaliatory airstrikes focusing on an Iranian-supported militia in Iraq on Thursday.
Airstrikes were propelled against a few targets belonging to the militia believed to be liable for killing two Americans and one British warrior daily prior.
The Kata’eb Hezbollah weapons facilities were struck, an official, talking on the condition of anonymity, told The Associated Press.
Prior Thursday, Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, the top general commanding US forces in the Middle East, said the Kata’eb Hezbollah likely propelled Wednesday night’s rocket attack on Camp Taji base.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Thursday likewise clarified the US realized who was behind Wednesday’s attack.
“We’re going to take this one step at a time, but we’ve got to hold the perpetrators accountable,” Esper told reporters at the Pentagon.
“You don’t get to shoot at our bases and kill and wound Americans and get away with it.”
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