- Syrian killed and another wounded after US troops ‘return fire’
- Russian military apparently tries to mediate confrontation
One man was killed when US troops in north-east Syria returned fire after their convoy came under attack near a checkpoint manned by forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday.
We have American soldiers with an ill-defined mission in Syria (“protect the oil”) after abandoning 3/4 of once stable territory on Trump’s orders, now forced to navigate roads controlled by Russian and Syrian regime forces. Too much to ask of our brave warriors. This was today pic.twitter.com/aogTPW4WR3
Link : US, Syrian and Russian forces involved in deadly checkpoint clash