The Pentagon called the attack on the Syrian military “unintentional mistake”


Conducted in the U.S. investigation concluded that the bombing of Syrian troops in the environs of Deir-ez-Zor aviation coalition was the result of “unintentional errors,” according to Reuters. The corresponding statement was made by American Brigadier General Richard CoE, in charge of the investigation into the incident.

Representatives of the command of the Syrian Armed forces said the shelling of the coalition aircraft led by the United States, September 17. This information was confirmed by the Russian Ministry of defense. According to the official representative of the Ministry Igor Konashenkov, the four victims of the air strikes were 62 soldiers, about a hundred people were injured.

After the incident the US military command reported that airstrikes on targets in Deir-ez-Zor was suspended after receiving information from Russia. The Pentagon noted that he warned Russia about the intentions to carry out air strikes in Deir-ez-Zor.

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