Syria—1 Killed In Clash Between Coalition Patrol, Pro-Government Militia

BBC News | 02/13/2020

At least one person has been killed in fighting when a U.S. patrol in Syria encountered a pro-government militia checkpoint in the northeastern part of the country, reports BBC News. On Wednesday, the patrol was operating near the city of Qamishli, near the border with Turkey, when it encountered the checkpoint, said a U.S. spokesman.  U.S. forces issued warnings and attempted to de-escalate, but came under small-arms fire, forcing them to respond. The incident was eventually de-escalated...

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