Sunday, April 29, 2018

Govt. Forces,US-Backed Kurds Clash in Syria; Some 15 Troops Killed in Deir Ezzor Province

Rare clashes broke out today (April 29, 2018) between Syrian regime forces and a U.S.-backed Kurdish alliance in the east of the country, killing a total of 15 fighters, according to the AFP (Agence France-Presse) website.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said the clashes in Deir Ezzor province killed nine pro-regime fighters and six members of the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces.

The Syrian army seized control of four villages in the eastern province, where a Kurdish-led alliance has been fighting the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group.

The alliance later recaptured three of the four villages, according to the Observatory.

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