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Pentagon: Patriot Batteries are Active in Bahrain for Alert Posture

2020-01-03 - 8:45 p

Bahrain Mirror: James LaPorta, correspondent for Newsweek, said on Friday (January 3, 2020) that two Defense Department sources told him that patriot batteries are active in Bahrain, which hosts the US fifth fleet, for alert posture.

The US steps came after the killing of Qasem Soleimani, the head of the IRGC-Quds Force, and Abu-Mahdi Al-Muhandis, the deputy head of Popular Mobilization Forces, in an American raid in Baghdad.

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