US Army Sends Long Military Convoy to Northeastern Syria following Ankara-Washington Tensions

The US Army dispatched another long military convoy to the regions under the control of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Northeastern Syria amid fresh tensions between Ankara and Washington.

The US-led coalition sent a sum of 200 trucks of arms and ammunition to the SDF deployed in Northeastern Syria.

The trucks were carrying a large volume of heavy and semi-heavy arms and military equipment for the SDF in Southern Hasaka.

The Arabic-language Smart News website affiliated to the militants in Syria reported on Saturday that a military convoy of the coalition crossed Iraq into Northeastern Syria via Simalka border-crossing.

It further said that the US military convoy, including 150 trucks with military vehicles on board, a number of oil tankers and other military equipment, was sent to regions that are under SDF’s control in the province of Hasaka and Raqqa.

In the meantime, local sources in Hasaka city reported that an SDF commander was killed by unknown assailants in al-Nashwa neighborhood.

The sources further said that tensions between Syrian civilians and the SDF in Hasaka and Raqqa have gone high, adding that residents of the village of al-Hajiyeh Southeast of the town of Qamishli in Northeastern Hasaka engaged in heavy fighting with the SDF on Friday.



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