US Military Admits Coalition Strike on Pro-Syrian Forces Resulted in Casualties

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The US military admitted on Wednesday that the recent strike of the Coalition Forces against pro-Syrian government forces resulted in casualties.

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The US-led coalition strike against pro-Syrian government forces in the area of At Tanf resulted in casualties, Operation Inherent Resolve spokesperson told Sputnik on Wednesday.

"Following several warnings via the de-confliction line, the Coalition conducted strikes on manned Pro-Regime vehicles which presented a threat to Coalition and partner forces, resulting in casualties," the spokesperson said.

A Syrian soldier stands next to his machingun at a border post in the desert, on the Syrian side of the  border with Iraq (File) - Sputnik International
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On Tuesday, the Pentagon announced the coalition conducted a new strike on pro-Syrian government forces as they entered the de-confliction zone with Russia and posed threat to its personnel. The force comprised of a tank, artillery, anti-aircraft weapons, armed technical vehicles and more than 60 soldiers.

The spokesperson said the coalition was not aware of the specific ethnic composition of the force that was struck.

A Syrian source told Sputnik on Tuesday that at least two Syrian servicemen were killed and more than 15 injured as a result of the coalition attack.

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