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200 US troops arrive in Ein al-Asad west of Ramadi

US troops. Archival photo.
US troops. Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – A source in Anbar Operations Command annonced on Wednesday the arrival of 200 US troops to Ein al-Asad base west of Ramadi (110 km west of Baghdad).

The source said in an interview for IraqiNews.com, “Aircraft belonging to the US Army landed in Ein al-Asad Base Airport (170 km west of Ramadi) transferring 200 US special forces soldiers,” noting that “These aircraft also transferred quantities of arms and combat equipment.”

The source, who asked not to be named, added: “The US forces will have combat tasks in special assignments in the western regions, as well as cleansing the surrounding areas of the base and preventing ISIS elements  from approaching it.”



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