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‘US navy provide convoy’ attacked & torched in Iraq (VIDEO)

‘US military supply convoy’ attacked & torched in Iraq (VIDEO)

Militants on pickup vehicles attacked a logistics provide convoy headed to a US navy base in Iraq, forcing it to cease, acquired the native contractors out of the autos, and torched the vehicles, in line with native media reviews.

The incident occurred on the Samawah-Diwaniya freeway because the convoy, operated by Iraqi residents and carrying provides from Basra to one of many US bases in Iraq, got here underneath assault by unknown assailants on Saturday evening. 

There have been no reviews of casualties within the brazen assault, however at the very least three autos have been utterly destroyed in a raid that apparently lasted lower than 10 minutes.

Movies and photographs posted to social media, which presupposed to have captured the aftermath of the assault, confirmed intense flames engulfing the vehicles.

“4 vehicles have been attacked within the Najme area between Diwaniyah and As-Samawah,” an Iraqi safety supply informed Sputnik, including that the attackers “requested” the drivers to get out of the autos earlier than torching them and fleeing the scene.

The US-led coalition forces in Iraq typically depend on native contractors to maneuver provides between their bases, nevertheless it was not instantly clear whose cargo, which apparently included a flatbed truck carrying a Humvee and two empty gasoline vehicles, was destroyed.

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