The Iraqi militia Kataib Hezbollah assures that it will continue attacking US bases until the end of the war in Gaza

12/31/2019 December 31, 2019, Baghdad, Iraq: US Army Soldiers from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Task Force-Iraq, man an observation post at Forward Operating Base Union III overlooking the US Embassy Compound following violent protests by Iran backed militias January 1, 2020 in Baghdad, Iraq. POLITICS Europa Press/Contact/Maj. Charlie Dietz/Planetpix

The military spokesman for the Iraqi Shiite militia Kataib Hezbollah, Jamfar al Hussein, assured this early Wednesday that they will continue to attack United States bases in the region, whose authorities had previously confirmed a series of bombings against facilities of this armed group backed by Iran. . “We will continue to attack enemy strongholds as a show of support for our people in Gaza. Until the brutal US-backed killing machine is stopped, the entire siege will not be lifted,” Al Hussein posted on his website. social X, formerly Twitter. The US Central Command (CENTCOM) announced Tuesday night that US forces have carried out strikes against three facilities used by Kataib Hezbollah and other groups affiliated with Tehran in Iraq, in response to a wave of rocket attacks. of the militia over the weekend against the Al Asad base, where US troops from the international coalition against the Islamic State are deployed. Washington has recorded more than a hundred attacks against its forces in Iraq and Syria since October 17, 2023. The United States has carried out several airstrikes in retaliation against pro-Iran militias.

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