CONTENT PREVIEW
Military Capabilities

US-led coalition says Iranian missile strike did no damage

17 October 2018
Follow

The ballistic missile attack that Iran launched against Islamic State militants in Syria on 1 October did no damage, according to Colonel Sean Ryan, spokesman for the US-led Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve.

“The assessment that we have seen so far is that there were six missiles that landed,” Col Ryan told reporters during a 16 October briefing. “We didn’t see any … damage from those missiles at all. I know that they [the Iranians] claim [the missiles hit their targets] but from what we’ve seen there hasn’t been any damage.”

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said it had launched six medium-range ballistic missiles against the group responsible for the shooting attack on a military parade in Ahvaz city that killed 25 people on 22 September.

Want to read more? For analysis on this article and access to all our insight content, please enquire about our subscription options at ihsmarkit.com/janes





(154 of 354 words)
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT