Reuters: The Americans vacated their positions before the bombing

Baghdad-ALSHARQIYA  January 14: Iraqi military officials revealed to Reuters that the American forces stationed at Ain al-Assad base evacuated soldiers and weapons to fortified hideouts about 8 hours before a missile attack by Iran on the Iraqi base on January 8, and an Iraqi officer confirmed to Reuters that By midnight, there were no combat aircraft or helicopters in the open and that the American forces seemed to be aware of the timing of the attack, indicating that when the missiles eventually fell, they hit sites that had been evacuated hours ago No one was killed or injured as a result of the attack, and after the rockets fell, American media quoted US officials as saying that the attack was nothing more than warning shots, which allowed Iran to calm the calls inside to demand revenge for Soleimani's fugitive and without great risk of response. American act on a large scale


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