Fifty US troops were injured as a result of Iran’s missile strike on the night of January 8, said US Department of Defense representative, Colonel General Thomas Campbell.
All military men were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries, Reuters reported.
“As of today, 50 U.S. service members have been diagnosed” with traumatic brain injury, Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Campbell said in a statement about injuries in the attack on the Ain al-Asad air base in western Iraq.
The Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) launched a missile attack on US military facilities in Iraq. The attack was a response to the death of General Qasem Soleimani in Iraq by US air strike.