Missile attack on largest US base in Syria

Missile attack on largest US base in Syria

Presentation of “Al-Umar” oil field, which is the largest base for the US military and the international coalition in Syria, for the missile attack. According to the report given by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Sunday.

The observatory reported that the missiles landed in area habitats when they were launched from Iranian militia-dominated areas in the countryside of the city of al-Mayadin in the countryside of Deir Ezor, west of the Euphrates River.

For its part, a Pentagon spokesman told Al Arabiya, “We are aware of reports of targeting of a US base in the Al-Omar oil field.”

falling rocket

Meanwhile, the Syrian Democratic Forces confirmed on its Facebook page today, Sunday, that two rockets of unknown origin landed on the western edge of the al-Umar region in Deir Azor, without causing casualties to its members.

This indicated that its forces were using the area as an advanced base for pursuing ISIS cells.

The US base in the al-Umar field (the largest oil field in Syria) was attacked with rocket-propelled grenades, following US aerial bombardment of sites affiliated with Iraqi Popular Mobilization Militia in the al-Bukamal countryside, allied. Is Deir ez-Zor, on the border between Iraq and Syria.

artillery balls fall

In addition, several artillery shells fell in the “Al-Umar” oil field and area residences in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor last Monday evening, as the US military treats it as a military base, causing material damage. and cars are burnt. were on target.

Omar oil field

The Syrian Observatory said Iranian militias in the western Euphrates region targeted US bases from their positions in the Dare Azor countryside.

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We reserve the right to respond.

A Pentagon spokesman told al-Arabiya that Washington reserves the right to respond to any attacks targeting Americans in the region, pointing out that Iranian-backed militias are responsible for attacks on our sites in Iraq.

“Our attacks in Iraq and Syria are a message that we will not tolerate any attack on our forces,” the source said, explaining, “We don’t want conflict with Iran, but we have a military deployment that will respond.” allows.”


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