Israel missile strikes hit Iran-BBC News

Ed lane


SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Two US officials confirmed to BBC News and partner CBS News in the US that an Israeli missile hit Iran on 19 April.

Benchmark Brent crude oil has jumped more than 3% to around $90.60 a barrel as reports filtered out of a strike.

Iran or Israel have not reported any attacks via official websites.

The official Iran FARS news agency in Iran said that air defence systems have been activated in response.

Commercial flights in the Gulf region have been diverted and suspended for Emirates Airlines, according to notices, and over Iranian cities, including Isfahan where explosions this morning were reported by Iranian media.


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