PUBLISHED: 07:25, Wed, Jan 8, 2020 | UPDATED: 07:43, Wed, Jan 8, 2020
Iran launched multiple devastating missile attacks on various locations in Iraq where US military personnel are based in revenge for Donald Trump's assassination of General Qasem Soleimani last week. American officials said 15 missiles were fired, with 10 striking the Ain al-Asad based 100 miles west of Baghdad, one striking a base in Irbil in northern Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region, and another four missing their targets. US authorities said casualties were 'few, if any'. President Donald Trump tweeted, "All is well!"
The Ministry of Defence in London said there have been no British casualties in the Iranian missile strikes on Iraqi military bases.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said of the missile strike: "We condemn this attack on Iraqi military bases hosting coalition - including British - forces.
"We are concerned by reports of casualties and use of ballistic missiles.
"We urge Iran not to repeat these reckless and dangerous attacks, and instead to pursue urgent de-escalation.
Iran fired 15 missiles ballistic missiles towards two Iraqi air force bases (Image: TWITTER/GETTY)
The missiles were launched in retaliation (Image: GETTY)
"A war in the Middle East would only benefit Daesh (so-called Islamic State) and other terrorist groups."
It comes as Military think tank RUSI's Michael Clarke warned the number of British hostages in Iraq could possibly multiple in the wake of Qassem Soleimani’s assassination.
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