U.S. Planes Attack Iraqi Site
Jan. 11, 1999
WASHINGTON (AP) _ Two U.S. Air Force planes fired missiles today at an air defense installation in northern Iraq after determining they were about to be attacked by surface-to-air missiles, U.S. officials said.
The U.S. planes returned safely to their base in Turkey.
Damage to the Iraqi site could not be immediately determined, Defense Department officials said.