US Central Command Admit Bombing Syrian Army.. By Mistake
The United States Central Command has released a statement admitting that US airstrikes hit Syrian Army positions. They claim that they hit Syrian soldiers by mistake when they were targeting ISIS terrorists. Up to 80 Syrian service men were killed in the incident near Deir al-Zor military airport on Saturday Sputnik news reports: US military officials acknowledge responsibility for the bombing attack against Syrian Army positions that paved the way for a major Daesh offensive against Assad government forces and that killed 80 Syrian service personnel, but claimed that the attack was an accident with the intended target being Daesh terrorists. The attack was conducted by two F-16 fighter jets and two A10 ground attack aircraft that came into Syrian airspace through the Iraqi border without authorization from the Assad government. The Russian Ministry of Defense immediately blasted the United States for the lethal attack observing that Daesh engaged in a major offensive after American forces crippled the Assad regime’s position. “If this airstrike was carried out due to an error in the coordinates of the targetm it is a direct consequence of US side’s unwillingless to coordinate its actions against terrorist groups with Russia,” the Russian Defense Ministry spokesman […]
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