Are there new Iranian-backed attacks on US forces in Syria? – analysis
Iran’s pro-government media said on Thursday that a US base at the Conoco gas facility and near the Omar oil field in eastern Syria was targeted by a “heavy rocket attack.”
The attack took place on Wednesday apparently. This would be the latest claim of an attack on the US in Syria. Over the last two years, pro-Iranian groups in Syria and Iraq have targeted US forces. The US has also retaliated with air strikes to these attacks. The fact that Iranian media highlighted the attack, illustrates their desire to send a message and threat to the US in Syria. The US reportedly maintains posts at a place called Green Village near Omar field and also at Conoco, on both sides of the Khabur river.
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