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US-Backed Fighters Open Fire At Russian Patrol In Syria’s Deir Ezzor In Apparent Provocation (Videos)

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US-Backed Fighters Open Fire At Russian Patrol In Syria’s Deir Ezzor In Apparent Provocation (Videos)

FILE IMAGE: Russian Military Police service members are in Syria

On November 19, a patrol of the Russian Military Police came under attack after entering the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, which is held by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

Local gunmen, most of whom members of the SDF’s Deir Ezzor Military Council (DMC), opened fire from their assault rifles at the patrol right after it passed the al-Salhiyyah crossing that separates government and SDF-held areas. The gunmen were already waiting for the patrol.

The Russian patrol, which consisted of four armored vehicles, was escorted by two helicopters. However, they didn’t fire back at the attackers, likely because unarmed civilians were present at the scene.

According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and other Syrian opposition sources, no Russian service members were harmed. The Ministry of Defense of Russia has not commented on the dangerous incident, so far.

Following the attack, the US-led coalition deployed a unit near al-Salhiyyah crossing. US troops were seen standing side by side with the gunmen who carried out the attack.

In October, a group of DMC fighters prevented a patrol of the Russian Military Police from entering the town of al-Jininah in the western Deir Ezzor countryside. Back then, they didn’t fire at the patrol or attempt to assault Russian troops.

The DMC, led by former ISIS member Rashid Abu Khawla, is infamous for its criminal activities, mainly oil and drug trafficking. The formation enjoys very close relations with the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

It’s highly unlikely that DMC fighters acted on their own. The attack on the Russian patrol may have been a planned provocation meant to keep Russian troops away from the SDF-held part of Deir Ezzor. The SDF, whose troops were supposed to escort and guard the patrol, is yet to commented on the incident.

The attack will not likely go unpunished. Russian forces in Syria could respond by striking posts of the DMC, or even its illegal oil and drugs trafficking operations.

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HUMAN

MERDolfgan and ITS GENOCIDALS usual false flag.
If true. Russians are skilled betrayers

Chris Gr

I don’t know if these are pro-Erdogan though. They seem to me like pro-Saudi.

hmm

you don’t know anything

Dr shlomo biddlestein

crissy knows psychiatric social worker

Michel LeBlanc

A kurd calling a russian traitor thats rich!

Frank G

i had to laugh while watching this video. those brave usa.zio.sdf warriors are very brave firing ak’s at armoured vehicles at least 100 meters or more away from them, some just shoooting in that direction while others ran away scared…this was just for show as any bullets hitting the patrol would only be annoying for the guys inside hearing those pings but getting weaker the further they drove away.
what a bunch of shills those sdf are, would be better that RUS lets turky have them for diner. goble, goble…lol

Lone Ranger

Time to shoot back Comrades.

Lone Ranger

USISIS LGBTQ forces must be proud these days
Stellar performance…
Only the pink magic wand is missing.

Chris Gr

Army men are very masculine. What are you talking about?

Dr shlomo biddlestein

your pitiful latent homosexuality again expressed—crissy gr trained in gay psychoanalytic theory by witchdoctor

Chris Gr

Icarus is doing this.

Dr shlomo biddlestein

u overcompensate like insecure amerikan—must go to gym to attract ugly obese masculinized US female–like insecure girl

Chris Gr

Says the tranny?

MiG-21

What a totally obscene, laughable situation for the Russian soldiers. They are being fired at but do not return fire. This is a f&cking war zone! Who the hell made the so-called “rules of engagement” for the troops? If US boys and girls were being shot at, would they show the same amount of restraint? Hell no! They would have returned fire with thousands of rounds and maybe called in an airstrike. Putin needs to tell his commanders on location that the velvet gloves need to come off or Russian bodies will be returning to to Russia in coffins, and soon.

Last edited 8 days ago by MiG-21
margot

The terrorist are scarred to death. They can only scream Allah Akbar and start shooting in the air when the Russian armed vehicles are hundreds yards away. Try watching it again and you may see brown spots on the terrorist’s pants.

Chris Gr

We don’t know why Russia is still in Syria. I believe to stop Turkey first and secondly Iran.

Cromwell

They are not there to stop Iran you idiot,they are there to stop the US Reich from turning the Country into another Libya.

Chris Gr

Yes, that’s why they want Hezbollah and Shia militias out?

Jnoub

A lot of Russian spetnaz have worked with Hezbollah units, a lot in Syria like Hezbollah.

Chris Gr

Against ISIS only

Dr shlomo biddlestein

more than 100 toork soldiers dead—crissy must be ISIS

Cromwell

They don’t want them out fool.

Chris Gr

Yes they do. Southfront and al monitor have said it clearly.

Cromwell

Yes i hope the Russians don’t wait for that.

Michel LeBlanc

Cant you read? There were unarmed civilians present at the time. They are not like the us, they dont want to murder innocent civilians.

This guys will get whats coming at them. A little night visit perhaps?

Cromwell

I didn’t see any civilians,if there were any they were in the wrong place.

SnowCatzor

They didn’t even need to fire back, they were well away from the checkpoint by the time these idiots started shooting wildly. I bet very few (if any) rounds even touched their armored vehicles, not that they would have done anything.

These guys just started firing after the convoy left as an ‘honor’ thing, because they think it makes them ‘brave’. They knew full well it wouldn’t turn into an actual fight. If it did, those helicopters would have ended them.

cliff

Well the Russian need to give them reason to rethink they positions. Nex time they do such a things and if I was the Russian,u wouldve sent the United States of command center a note that such facilities will be destroy and such facilities so evacuate your personel within 15 minutes.

hablabla

SDF = curds. The solution is simple and it is why Putin has given Erdogan free hand sometimes, just retire 50km from Deir Ezzor and give the green light to the turks.

Yollo

First of all Sohr is bullshit they have no sources anywhere. Second I hope the Russians destroy them and sends the ISIS mofos back to hell

Cromwell

The Russians had enough fire power on those APCs and the two choppers to totally waste those animals,thats what they should have done to send a message,they didn’t look like SDF kurdish quislings they looked more like ISIS.

Chris Gr

These tribes in eastern Syria and western Iraq were mostly Saudi-backed.

Cromwell

Yes i can believe that,all those in the vid had Wahabi scum all over them.

Dr shlomo biddlestein

your uncivilized homo tribes backed by Mindoro

Chris Gr

Your IQ is below zero.

PutinLovesTheTasteOfSemenInHisMouth

Russians soldiers were afraid like faggots, nothing new here!

Cromwell

Put the crack pipe down Bandera Boy.

Chris Gr

Cromwell was not better than Bandera though. Murderer also.

Dr shlomo biddlestein

we do conversion therapy for latent homos like u in my clinic
www. pscheclinicUSAtransgender@arkansashillbilly.gone

Peter Wallace

It was good of the idiots to wait until the patrol was well passed before opening up in a show of bravado to ensure no Russian was hurt. It appeased the ego’s of the idiots and ensured no response came back their way which would have caused the locals to spend the next day digging holes . A dangerous escalation and with US troops likely to be caught in the middle next time which could give them casus belli . Under such circumstances the US would probably encourage the locals so they can claim innocence . The fox in the henhouse blaming the cat for the need for retaliation.

J M

ISIS, regardless of the pretense status of SDF, where SDF has no control.

SaharaWinds

SDF are US vassal and have repeatedly proven themselves to be incapable of strategizing a beneficial position for themselves outside of complete US dependency. Their idiocy is adequately illustrated here, as the Russian’s have overhead helo’s, that could, if chose to, obliterate those shooting in seconds. Likewise, the Russian’s are the only thing stopping Turkey from launching major offensives against SDF occupied areas of Syria.

Last edited 7 days ago by SaharaWinds
Chris Gr

US is not the only one supporting SDF. Russia, Germany, France, Italy, Egypt, UAE, Iraq, Assad regime (sometimes), Saudi Arabia are doing the same.

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