Republican Senator Marco Rubio said that the Balad base attack in Iraq was carried out by Iran to test Biden.
The Balad Air Base in Salah al-Din Governorate, north of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, was subjected to missile strikes on Saturday night, which led to To the injury of an Iraqi contractor with the army.
Security sources revealed that two missiles targeted the American military wing of the American company “Saliburter” at the Balad air base, which includes American contractors, while a third missile did not succeed in hitting its target.
The injured contractor works for the American company in charge of maintaining the F-16 planes.
The attack comes less than a week after several rockets landed in Erbil airport and in its vicinity.
Western military and diplomatic sites are constantly being attacked by missiles and bombs in Iraq, and the Americans and Iraqi officials attribute these attacks to armed factions close to Iran.