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.
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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.