* Eleven U.S. troops were treated for concussion symptoms after the attack
* Eight were transported to hospitals in Germany, and three to Kuwait
* Officials say they initially displayed no symptoms but are being evaluated
* Military initially said that there were no deaths or injuries in the attack
Eleven U.S. troops were treated for concussion symptoms as a result of the January 8 Iranian missile attack on an Iraqi base where U.S. forces were stationed, the U.S. military said on Thursday – after initially saying no service members had been hurt.
‘While no U.S. service members were killed in the Jan. 8 Iranian attack on Al Asad Air base, several were treated for concussion symptoms from the blast and are still being assessed,’ Captain Bill Urban, spokesman for U.S. Central Command, said in a statement.
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