Iran’s air strikes on Pakistan escalated tensions
According to reports, Iran has carried out airstrikes on two Jaish al-Adl bases in Pakistan. Tasnim news agency reported on Tuesday, January 16, that the attack was carried out by the Revolutionary Guards using missiles and drones. According to the report, after these two attacks, the Jaish al-Adl group’s bases were destroyed. The government of Pakistan has not said anything about this so far.More details of this attack are not available. These attacks took place at the same time as Iran’s ambassador and special representative for Afghanistan, Hassan Kazemi Qomi, visited Islamabad.It should be noted that late yesterday, Iran also fired rockets at Israel’s “espionage center” in a luxurious neighborhood near the US consulate building in Erbil, the headquarters of the semi-autonomous region of Iraqi Kurdistan, and at targets related to the ISIS group.In response to these attacks, the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned Abolfazl Azizi, the charge d’affaires of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Baghdad.