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U.S. Military Kills 100 Syrian Soldiers After 'Unprovoked Attack'

U.S. Military Kills 100 Syrian Soldiers After 'Unprovoked Attack' by Ray Downs – UPI

The U.S. military said it killed more than 100 Syrian government soldiers on Thursday after an "unprovoked attack" against the U.S.-led coalition occupying Syria.

A U.S. military spokesman said the United States launched air and artillery strikes after Syrian government forces attacked a compound belonging to the Syrian Democratic Forces, a U.S. ally, in Khusham, Syria, Politico reported.

"Syrian pro-regime forces included approximately 500 personnel in a large, dismounted formation supported by artillery, tanks, multiple-launch rocket systems, and mortars," a U.S. military official said, according to Radio Free Europe

No U.S. military members were injured in the clash. One SDF member was wounded…

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