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Iran says it launched attacks on what it calls militant bases in Pakistan

Jan 16, 2024, 11:14 AM | Updated: 11:25 am

FILE: Iranian commander-in-chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Hossein Salami speaks dur...

FILE: Iranian commander-in-chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Hossein Salami speaks during the funeral ceremony for victims of twin explosions near the cemetery where the grave of Iran's former top military commander Gen. Qassem Soleimani is located on January 05, 2024 in Kerman, Iran. (Getty Images)

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(AP) — Iran launched attacks Tuesday targeting what it described as bases for the militant group Jaish al-Adl.

The state-run IRNA news agency said missiles and drones were used in the attack.

Pakistan did not immediately acknowledge the attack.

Jaish al-Adl is a Sunni militant group that largely operates across the border in nuclear-armed Pakistan.

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Iran says it launched attacks on what it calls militant bases in Pakistan