The representative of command of Armed forces of Syria said that the coalition aircraft led by the USA attacked Syrian army positions in the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor in the province. As reports Reuters, the corresponding statement was broadcasted by the state television of Syria.
The defense Ministry confirmed information about the dangers of the coalition led by the United States air strikes on Syrian army positions. Official representative of Russian defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov said that the aircraft of the international coalition launched four air strikes, which killed 62 soldiers, about a hundred people were injured. Words Konashenkov results “RIA Novosti”.
According to him, the strikes have caused two F-16 aircraft and two aircraft A10 in the period from 17:00 to 17:50 Moscow time in the terminal area of the city of Deir ez-Zor on the offices of Syrian government troops, surrounded by terrorist groups “Islamic state” (ISIS banned in Russia). Konashenkov said that the coalition aircraft had entered Syrian airspace from Iraq.
Citing information received from Syrian command in Deir ez-Zor, he said that immediately after impact the ISIS militants went on the offensive. “If the air strike caused by erroneous coordinates of the target, it is a direct consequence of the obstinate unwillingness of the American side to coordinate with Russia its actions against the terrorist groups in Syria,” — said the representative of the Russian military.
Reuters, citing Syrian Observatory for human rights, based in London, reports that as a result of air strikes killed at least 80 Syrian soldiers. In the first data defenders have said about 30 dead.
Comments from the representatives of the international coalition led by the United States, is not followed.