A US Air Force drone strikes a food truck in the southeast Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor near the border with Iraq. This was announced on Sunday, July 18, by the state agency SANA.
“The American occupation drone attack on a food truck in the Essaweida area in the city of Al-Bukemal in the southeast of Deir ez-Zor province, resulting in the destruction of the vehicle,” the statement said.
It is clarified that no one was injured as a result of the incident.
On July 11, SANA reported an explosion at the Konoko gas processing plant east of Deir ez-Zor. A US military base is located next to the enterprise. According to the agency’s sources, unusual movements of American forces were observed in the area after the explosion.
On July 4, the Pentagon denied reports of shelling at a US base in Syria, which appeared in the publication of the news portal Al Arabiya, citing a report from the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The publication told about the missile attack on the largest American base in Syria, Al-Omar.
On June 27, Washington launched air strikes in Iraq and Syria against targets allegedly associated with the militants and the drones they use.
Later, The New York Times, citing sources in the administration of American President Joe Biden, clarified that the strikes were directed at two targets in Syria, and one in Iraq, in the latter case it was a base used for drone operations against the US military. …
The armed conflict in Syria has been going on since 2011. In 2017, the victory over the IS terrorist group (banned in the Russian Federation) in Syria and Iraq was announced. In some regions of the country, sweeping operations from militants continue. Now the forefront is a political settlement, the reconstruction of Syria and the return of refugees.