Source: South Front
On March 31st, Turkish state outlet Anadolu Agency reported that two missiles were fired on the Ain Al Assad air base, which were intercepted by Patriot defense batteries.
The Iraqi officer who spoke to Anadolu Agency on condition of anonymity said that Patriot missiles intercepted two rockets launched towards the Ain al-Assad base west of the al-Ramadi city.
On March 30th, Washington deployed Patriot missile defense batteries in bases hosting U.S. troops in Iraq, in Ain al-Assad base and Harir base in Erbil.
On March 31st, Usbat al-Tha’ireen (UT) (The movement of Revolutionary Association; the League of Revolutionaries) issued a statement saying that they cancelled plans of an attack on US forces at Ain al Assad base in Iraq.
According to the statement, the operation against US officials visiting there was called off because there were many Iraqis present with the Americans.
“League of the Revolutionaries” claim that they launched a “major operation” but ultimately called it off in #Iraq today. They claim the target was a meeting of American officials at Ain al Assad base. The op was called off due to a high presence of Iraqis w/ the Americans. pic.twitter.com/ap545Vm8sF