Explosion At Iraqi Military Base Kills One, Injures Many


(MENAFN- Live Mint) "An explosion occured at Iraqi military base in Babylon province on early Saturday in which one person got killed and several injured
to the AFP news agency, the \"aerial bombing\" happened overnight on an Iraqi military base housing
a coalition of pro-Iranian armed group-Popular Mobilization Forces, or Hashed al-Shaabi ministry of interior official told AFP news agency that \"explosion\" had inflicted \"material losses\" and casualties, without specifying the number of wounded warns Israel, 'Our next response will be at maximum level if...'Shortly after the explosion, the US military said its forces were not behind a reported strike in Iraq.\"The United States has not conducted air strikes in Iraq today,\" US Central Command (CENTCOM) posted on social media platform X, adding that reports that American forces had carried out a strike were \"not true.\"The Iraqi military official, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the subject, said the overnight explosion had occurred in \"warehouses storing equipment\".Iran-Israel lesson: Effective missile defence is costly and could be risky tooHashed al-Shaabi, an alliance of mainly Shiite armed groups formed to fight the Islamic State group, has been integrated into Iraq's regular security apparatus explosion on the Iraqi military base comes amid spiralling regional tensions over the war between Israel and Iran-backed Palestinian militant
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Hamas, world leaders called on Iran and Israel to try to avoid escalating tensions following the airstrike
on Friday near an Iranian air base and nuclear facility offload ₹20K crore in equities in 4 sessions amid Iran-Israel conflictIt came days after Tehran's unprecedented drone-and-missile assault on Israel tensions have increased since the start of the latest Israel-Hamas war on October 7, when Hamas and Islamic Jihad - two militant
groups backed by Iran - carried out a cross-border attack that killed 1,200 people in Israel and kidnapped 250 others. Israel responded with an offensive in Gaza that has caused widespread devastation and killed more than 33,900 people, according to local health officials.

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