Early on February 27, aircraft of the US-led coalition carried out strikes on Syrian government forces at the village of Salhiya in the province of Deir Ezzor, according to pro-government sources.
Then, pro-government sources claimed that government forces had reportedly responded with launching anti-aircraft missiles at the aicraft attacking their positions.
An unveryfied video even appeared online showing the alleged moment of the government forces’ response:
— Salvin Yula (@SalvinYula) 27 February 2018
If these reports are confirmed, the incident will show the growing level of tensions between the Syrian-Iranian-Russian alliance and the US-led coalition in the Euphrates Valley.