Continued: the Headquarters of the US coalition confirmed the attack on the Syrian army
Planes of the US-led international coalition have struck in Syria, the attack on the convoy of Pro-government forces. On Thursday, may 18, reports Reuters, citing a U.S. military source.
According to the interlocutor of the Agency, the bombardment was carried out in the South of the country near the city of TANF.
According to CBS News, in a column there were 27 pieces of equipment that violated the safety zone and approached the military base, where trained members of the Syrian armed opposition supported by Washington. Here also is housed the American instructors. Coalition aircraft fired warning shots, but conoway not stopped. After that it was hit.
One of the commanders of the opposition forces confirmed that they have requested air support from coalition forces took the movement of Syrian Pro-government troops for the attempted attack on their location. At the same time, the same commander said that the convoy was in 27 kilometers from the base.
According to some in the upcoming columns were Iranian military instructors. In this case, the Associated Press reported, citing military sources, that the attack “Assad’s forces”. However, the spokesman could not say definitely whether there was among them units of the regular Syrian government army.