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Deadly Clash Between U.S. Troops And Government Supporters In Northeast Syria Results In One Syrian Killed And One Wounded



VOA: US Convoy Attacked by Pro-Government Militia in Northeast Syria

A U.S. military convoy was attacked on Wednesday by pro-Syrian government militia fighters in northeast Syria, local sources and U.S. officials said.

The incident occurred in a village near the northeastern city of Qamishli.

‘Self-defense’

The U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State (IS) terror group said its troops opened fire at a checkpoint manned by Syrian regime forces near Qamishli after they came under small arms fire.


“In self-defense, Coalition troops returned fire. The situation was de-escalated and is under investigation,” Col. Myles B. Caggins, a coalition spokesman, said in a statement, adding that “the Coalition patrol returned to base.”

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US troops return fire after attack at 'pro-Syrian regime' checkpoint; Syria says civilian killed -- FOX News
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