Russian warplanes have bombed positions of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) near al-Taybeh gas and oil fields north of Deir Ezzor city, according to pro-Kurdish media outlest as well as media wings of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) and the SDF.
According to the SDF, airstrikes took place near the Koniku gas factory in the al-Taybeh area.
— Rojava Defense Units (@DefenseUnits) 25 September 2017
On Sunday, an ISIS shelling killed Russia’s Lieutenant General Valery Asapov near Deir Ezzor city. The incident cam after the Russian Ministry of Defense announced that the US Special Operations Forces freely operate in the ISIS-held area near Deir Ezzor.