By Ron Howells • 20 October 2021 • 22:05
A ‘suicide drone attack’ has targeted a US military base in eastern Syria.
A suicide drone attack against the coalition base in Al-Tanf, Syria has been confirmed. According to foreign reports, the planned attack had been detected by U.S intelligence, which made sure the base be cleared of all personal roughly an hour prior to the attack.
Local sources claim multiple drones were involved in tonight’s attack. “Some coming from Iraq-Syria border” Military sources at the moment though say only a suicide drone targeted the base- other sources say a total of five drones were used.
A military official in the US Central Command told Sky News Arabia: Initial assessments suspected that Iranian-backed militias had targeted Al-Tanf, and investigations are ongoing.
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