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Iran raid on US base injured 109, admits Pentagon

Iran attacked a US base in Iraq in retaliation for the killing of Iran General Qasem Suleimani. Getty Images

The number of US troops suffering from traumatic brain injuries (TBI) after an Iranian attack on a US base in Iraq in January has risen to 109, according to US officials.

The figure is a significant increase from the 64 injured service members previously reported by the Pentagon.

 

President Donald Trump initially said no Americans were injured in the raid.

 

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