US-led Coalition targets Assad militias in Syria’s Deir ez-Zoor
Date: 2019-10-14 10:54
US-led Coalition warplanes struck bases belonging to Assad regime’s militias near the Iraqi-Syrian border on Sunday night (October 13), according to local Syrian media.
The warplanes struck the targets within Assad regime and Iranian regime-backed militia bases in Salhiyah town and Marrat village on the Iraqi-Syrian border, Deir ez-Zoor 24 reported.
On Friday night, US-led Coalition warplanes struck bases belonging to Assad regime and Iranian regime-backed militias in Salhiyah town and al-Abbas village.
Last month, several militiamen were reportedly killed in an explosion at a weapons warehouse used by Iranian regime’s-affiliated militias in Iraq's Anbar province.
A series of recent strikes in Iraq have been attributed to Israel, some taking place near the Syrian border. The attacks were aimed at Shi’ite militias affiliated with Iran, aimed at foiling attempts to smuggle weapons into Syria.