In Syria was detained by French snipers

In Syria was detained by French snipers

The Syrian army arrested at a checkpoint in the province of hasakah French snipers, the source said. According to him, the French military was mistakenly stopped at a government checkpoint, according to the Telegram-channel WarGonzo.

According to the channel, the incident occurred on 1 may. That day, a column of French military arrived from Iraq through the route controlled by the Kurds. The column had 20 jeeps white color Toyota Land Cruiser 200. They drove about 60 French citizens. During the inspection in the trunk of the jeep of the Syrian military found sniper rifles, imaging cameras and other equipment for military use.

Senior group explained that the French arrived in Syria to support Kurdish group “the Democratic Forces of Syria” in the fight against “Islamic state”.

This is the first commit of the French military presence in Syria.

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