US says no American casualty from Iranian missile strikes, Iran insists it killed 80 Americans

Amidst speculation of loss of lives as a result of missile strikes launched by Iranian government to target US troops in Iraq, the United States Government has declared that there was no American casualty in the Iranian missile strikes that struck its air bases in Al Asad and Erbil in Iraq.

WITHIN NIGERIA had earlier reported that Iranian government has claimed that it killed 80 American in an attack on US' Iraqi airbase involving 15 missiles launched on US targets in Iraq.

According to reports, Iran alleged that over 100 other targets in the region are in Iran's sight and will subsequently be attacked if Washington took any retaliatory measures and further disclosed that US helicopters and military equipment were "severely damaged" in the strikes.

While reacting on the missile strikes in a speech broadcast live on state television, Iran's Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said a "slap in the face" was delivered to the US after the attack. "Last night, a slap in the face was delivered,"

In a new development, an official of the United States Pentagon denied the report and disclosed that Iranians deliberately aimed to miss the Americans.

There are speculations that this misfire influenced President Donald Trump's tweet where he stated that all is well.

President Donald Trump tweeted;

"So far so good, all is well".

"All is well! Missiles launched from Iran at two military bases located in Iraq. Assessment of casualties & damages taking place now. So far, so good! We have the most powerful and well equipped military anywhere in the world, by far! I will be making a statement tomorrow morning".

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