Russian Media Is Claiming That A US Convoy In Syria Was Attacked By Turkey-Backed Militants

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US convoy in northern Syria file image, via Zuma Press/WSJ

RT: US military convoy comes under fire of Turkey-backed militants in Syria, no casualties – Russian MoD

American troops heading toward the Iraqi border have been attacked from land held by Turkish-backed militants in northern Syria, Russia’s Ministry of Defense has claimed. The attack comes amid a US withdrawal from the region.

The convoy was traveling along the M4 motorway – which runs parallel to the Turkish border through land captured by Turkey during its anti-Kurdish ‘Peace Spring’ offensive last month – when it was attacked near the town of Tell Tamer, the ministry reported on Sunday.


Update #1: US Military Convoy Comes Under Fire en Route From Syria to Iraq – Russian Defence Ministry — Sputnik
Update #2: US Convoy In Syria Attacked By Turkey-Backed Militants: Russian MoD — Zero Hedge

WNU Editor: No confirmation from non-Russian media sources or the U.S. military.

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