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More US troops under medical evaluation after missile attack

More US troops under medical evaluation after missile attack
Posted at 7:04 AM, Jan 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-22 07:05:28-05

U.S. officials say additional U.S. troops have been flown out of Iraq for closer medical evaluation of potential concussive injuries from the Iranian missile attack of Jan. 8.

It was not immediately clear Tuesday how many were flown out; they are in addition to 11 troops who were evacuated to U.S. military facilities in Germany and Kuwait last week.

The Trump administration initially said no Americans were harmed in the strike, but later it became known that medical screening had determined that some of those who took cover during the missile barrage were suffering from concussion-like symptoms.