The international coalition led by the United States responded on Wednesday to an attack by Iranian militias against one of its facilities in the eastern Syrian province of Deir al Zur., in the second incident of this type in the last 48 hours, reported the network of local activists Deir al Zur 24.
The militiamen launched a action against the Al Omar oil field, where one of the main bases of the United States is located in the Arab country, two days after the second anniversary of the death of the Iranian general, Qasem Soleimaní during a Washington operation in Baghdad.
The troops of the international coalition, which fights against the jihadist group Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria, responded against the points of origin of the projectilesDeir al Zur 24 detailed on his Twitter account.
Both actions come after Tuesday the alliance attacked positions of militias loyal to Tehran east of the Euphrates river, which divides the pro-government zone of influence from that controlled by the Forces of Syria Democratica (FSD), a Kurdish-led alliance allied to the coalition.
The bombing yesterday afternoon was not carried out by US forcesAccording to the director of the activist network, Omar abu Layla, on his Twitter account, he did not specify which country was responsible for the military response.
The alliance led by Washington has not yet made an official statement on the matter.
Iraq and Syria have recorded several security incidents coinciding with the second anniversary of the assassination of Soleimaní and the number two of the Iraqi armed group Popular Crowd, Abu Mahdi al Mohandes, in a targeted attack by the United States.
Al Omar was targeted this summer by a series of missile launches attributed to pro-Iranian militias in Deir al Zur after US aviation bombed Shiite armed groups on Syrian and Iraqi territory in response to attacks on its personnel and facilities in both Arab countries.
(With information from EFE)
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