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April 10, 2017

Coalition and Syrian opposition forces repel ISIS attack

Coalition and Syrian opposition forces repel ISIS attack

(CNN)Anti-ISIS union soldiers and allied Syrian opposition forces have actually fended off an attack by the terrorist group on a joint base in southern Syria, inning accordance with the union.

“Coalition and partnered forces engaged and safeguarded the ISIS attack with direct fire prior to damaging opponent attack lorries and the staying fighters with several union airstrikes,” the union stated in a press release.
It is unknowned for how long the fight lasted.
      Initial reports suggest the attack did not lead to any union casualties, a union authorities informed CNN.

      Some American forceswere at the base at the time of the attack, the authorities stated.
      Russia bombed the At Tanf Garrison in June 2016, however there were no United States forces there at the time. Throughout that occurrence the union sent out airplane in an effort to avoid airstrikes.
      The Syrian opposition forces, referred to as VSO, who took part in Saturday’s battle are different from the Syrian Democratic Forces the union is dealing with in the northern part of the nation.
      “In Southern Syria, vetted Syrian opposition forces concentrate on carrying out operations to clear ISIS from the Hamad Desert and have actually contributed in countering the ISIS risk in southern Syria and preserving security along the Syria-Jordan border,” stated the union.
      ISIS has actually taken big swaths of land in its mission to develop a caliphate– an Islamic state– that stretches from western Syria to eastern Iraq.
      Countries taking part in the US-led union fighting ISIS consist of the United Kingdom, France, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Jordan, to name a few.

      Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/09/politics/isis-attack-coalition-forces-in-syria/index.html

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