Large US Army convoy from Kuwait to Western Iraq
The Arabic-language al-Ma'aloumah quoted a security sources within the Iraqi popular forces of Hashd al-Shaabi as reporting that a long convoy of the US army, including 50 vehicles carrying military hardware, crossed Kuwait's border and entered a region West of the town of al-Ramadi.
U.S. Army Hummers loaded on flatbed trailers (Photo: Spc. Anthony Zane, 362nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
Reported by Farsnews, it further said that each US army truck was carrying two Hummers and personnel-carrier vehicles, adding that the convoy had headed towards Ein al-Assad base Northwest of al-Ramadi. The website went on to say that the US convoy was backed up by warplanes, adding more US military convoys are expected to arrive at the base in the coming hours.
A commander of the Iraqi popular forces of Hashd al-Shaabi disclosed earlier today that a long convoy of the US Army vehicles has left Syria for Ein al-Assad base in Anbar province. Al-Ma'aloumeh quoted the commander as saying that a long convoy of US troops has left Syria and arrived in Western Anbar. It further said that the US troops that were equipped with different weapons deployed in Ein al-Assad base in Anbar province under the US aerial backup.
The news website ended with reporting that security measures along roads from Syria's border to Ein al-Assad base made it difficult to count the total number of the US forces in the convoy.