Syria: Damascus hits out at US ‘state terrorism’ after air raid kills six

DAMASCUS and Moscow condemned Thursday night’s US air strike on Syrian troops yesterday, calling it “state terrorism.”
Lebanon’s al-Masdar News website reported that six Syrian troops had been killed in the attack, while two tanks and an anti-aircraft vehicle were destroyed.
The US-led Inherent Resolve coalition — which includes British forces — confirmed that it had attacked Syrian troops who were pushing back US-supported Free Syrian Army (FSA) insurgents towards the southern at-Tanf border crossing with Iraq.
A coalition statement claimed that jets had fired “warning shots” that “posed a... read more

 
20 May 2017 in Editorial, Views: 40
Source: Morning Star
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