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Iran General Says Missiles Can Target Israel, U.S. Bases In Afghanistan

A commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) says that Iran's missiles can target U.S. bases in the Persian Gulf and any part of Israeli territory.

General Ali Hajizadeh, commander of the IRGC's aerospace department, was speaking on the second day of a 10-day military exercise.

The war games, dubbed "Prophet 6," included testing of the Shahab-3 ballistic missile, which has a range of up to 2,000 kilometers.

Hajizadeh said 14 missiles were test-fired on June 28, including the upgraded version of the Shahab-3.

The Revolutionary Guards, which are in charge of Iran's missile program, on June 27 unveiled an underground missile silo for the first time, claiming the missiles stored in the facility at an unknown location are ready to launch if Iran was attacked.

compiled from agency reports

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