A satellite image reportedly shows damage to the Al-Asad airbase in Iraq after it was hit by missiles from Iran. Image: Planet Labs via AFP

Did Iran deliberately avoid US casualties in ‘revenge strike’?

  • Defence Secretary Mark Esper said damage at the Al-Asad airbase was ‘nothing that I would describe as major’
  • US and Iran both appear to signal desire to avoid further conflict
Topic |   US-Iran tensions
A satellite image reportedly shows damage to the Al-Asad airbase in Iraq after it was hit by missiles from Iran. Image: Planet Labs via AFP
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