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The Show Goes On In Iraq: Two US Supply Convoys Attacked In Baghdad, Al-Anbar

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The Show Goes On In Iraq: Two US Supply Convoys Attacked In Baghdad, Al-Anbar

ILLUSTRATIVE IMAGE: U.S. Army photo by Spc. Elisabet Freeburg

On April 29, two convoys transporting logistic supplies and equipment for the US-led coalition in Iraq came under attack.

The first convoy was struck by an improvised explosive device (IED) as it was passing in the district of Yusufiya near the capital, Baghdad. A new group calling itself the al-Sabiqun Battalion claimed responsibility for the attack.

The second convoy was targeted with IED in an unpacified part of the western province of al-Anbar. The perpetrators are yet to be identified.

No casualties were reported as a result of the two attacks, which were likely meant to inflict material losses on US forces.

Pro-Iranian groups in Iraqi have been hunting down US-led coalition supply convoys for over a year now. On April 27 only, four convoys were attacked in the provinces of al-Diwaniyah, al-Anbar, Basrah and Dhi Qar.

These attacks are meant to push US forces out of the country as a response to the assassination of Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, Deputy-Commander of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units, and Commander of Iran’s Quds Force, Qassim Soleimani.

So far, the US-led coalition has failed to put an end to these attacks. Despite this, Washington does not appear to be planning to pull its troops out from Iraq anytime soon.

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8 comments

  1. Assad must stay says:

    being a US convoy truck driver in iraq has to be one of the worst jobs right now hahhahahhahaaha

    1. Nassim7 says:

      Sadly, the drivers are impoverished Iraqis who need to feed their families. I suspect that those placing IED’s might be warning them to leave their cabs. I don’t know.

  2. Al Balog says:

    Alarming news. Very bad situation between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. It all started very suddenly, and it’s happening right now. Don’t be surprised if the Ukrops will be encouraged by this. They might try pulling this off in Donbass in the coming months:

    War footage: https://t.me/akipress/8002

    Live feed of what’s happening:

    https://www.turmush.kg/ru/news:1698958/?from=turmush&place=newsload
    https://24.kg/sjuzhety/51_prigranichnyie_konfliktyi/
    https://asiaplustj.info/ru/news/tajikistan/security/20210429/pryamoi-efir-konflikt-na-tadzhiksko-kirgizskoi-granitse

    Analysts from Central Asia late in 2020 were predicting a sharp aggravation in this region in the Spring. They were sadly correct:

    http://region.kg/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3807:-2021-&catid=28:bezopasnost&Itemid=35

  3. Al Balog says:

    Alarming news. Very bad situation between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. It all started very suddenly, and it’s happening right now. Don’t be surprised if the Ukrops will be encouraged by this. They might try pulling this off in Donbass in the coming months:

    War footage: https://t.me/akipress/8002

    Live feed of what’s happening:

    https://www.turmush.kg/ru/news:1698958/?from=turmush&place=newsload
    https://24.kg/sjuzhety/51_prigranichnyie_konfliktyi/
    https://asiaplustj.info/ru/news/tajikistan/security/20210429/pryamoi-efir-konflikt-na-tadzhiksko-kirgizskoi-granitse

    Analysts from Central Asia late in 2020 were predicting a sharp aggravation in this region in the Spring. They were sadly correct:

    http://region.kg/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3807:-2021-&catid=28:bezopasnost&Itemid=35

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/0722bcebd619bb13bb1f9b1c45b021893671c73623a07cd29dee0ac4b9bc0074.jpg

    1. Supreme Blyat says:

      Now how can I sleep tonight?

      1. cechas vodobenikov says:

        w your boyfriend and LSD

        1. Supreme Blyat says:

          Sorry cecha, I already have a gf but you can sleep in my dog kennel as I keep it in the house

  4. cechas vodobenikov says:

    where the amerikans are found this is inevitable

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