A Pentagon spokesman confirmed that U.S. servicemen came under fire in Syria.
“I can confirm that there was an indirect fire attack in Konoko, Syria,” a U.S. Defense Department spokesman said.
According to initial reports, he said, no U.S. military personnel were injured.
Earlier, it was reported that U.S. military personnel came under fire in eastern Syria.
At the same time, there were reports of an explosion at the Conoco gas processing plant in the Syrian province of Deir Ez-Zor, which is near the US military base.
At the end of June, the area of the deployment of the American armed forces near the “Omar” oil field in the Syrian province of Deir Ez-Zor was shelled: at least eight shells exploded.
It has become known before that the USA Air Forces on the night of Monday, June 28th, have made airstrikes on two targets on the territory of Syria and one target on the territory of Iraq. According to the Pentagon, the targets were used by several Iranian-backed militant groups, including the Qataib Hezbollah militia and Qataib Sayyid al-Shuhada.