USA -led coalition forces retaliated by launching airstrikes against the troops loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime, according to the Defense Department.
The coalition launched air and artillery strikes in response to an "unprovoked attack" on a compound where rebel fighters were being trained by Americans in Khusham, Syria.
Centcom announced that US-led coalition forces in Syria opened fire at pro-Syrian government forces "in defense" of Syrian Democratic Forces headquarters.
No US service personnel were injured or killed but one SDF member was wounded.
"After 20 to 30 artillery and tank rounds landed within 500 meters of the SDF headquarters location, Syrian Democratic Forces supported by the Coalition targeted the aggressors with a combination of air and artillery strikes", the statement said.
Meanwhile, reports from rebel-held areas near the capital of Damascus claim that airstrikes from the Syrian government and Russian Federation killed scores of civilians.
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Citing U.S. military sources, he reports that the coalition had been observing a slow buildup of pro-regime forces over the past week and alerted Russian officials of their presence in Kusham, Syria, via the "de-confliction" phone line "well in advance of the attack". Officials declined to say whether the airstrikes were conducted with manned or unmanned aircraft.
The official said the coalition suspected that pro-regime forces were attempting to seize territory, including lucrative oil fields, that the SDF had liberated from the IS in September.
They have not ruled out that Iranian backed-forces might have also been involved in the attack, this official said.
Neither was it clear whether Russian Federation, which is conducting its own air campaign in support of the Syrian government, may have had any role in the incident.
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