Syrian government troops have intercepted a US military convoy in the country’s northeastern province of Hasakah as the occupation forces were attempting to pass through a community in the energy-rich region.
Local sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Syria’s official news agency SANA that Syrian army soldiers blocked the convoy of four armored vehicles on Saturday evening as it was trying to enter the village of Qubur al-Gharajneh, which lies north of Tell Tamer toen, on Saturday evening.
The American troops were subsequently forced to turn around and go back in the direction they came from. There were no reports of clashes or injuries.
The development came two days after US forces brought in reinforcements from neighboring Iraq into areas in northeastern Syria.
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