State Media: U.S. Base in Syria Attacked With Rockets, No Injuries Reported

No damage or injuries after five rockets target U.S. base in northern Syria, Damascus' official news agency says

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U.S. soldiers patrol an area near Syria's northeastern Semalka border crossing, earlier this month.
U.S. soldiers patrol an area near Syria's northeastern Semalka border crossing, earlier this month.Credit: Delil SOULEIMAN / AFP
Jack Khoury

A U.S. military base in northern Syria was attacked with rockets before dawn on Tuesday, according to Syria's state news agency.

Five rockets targeted the base, located in an airport in the province of Al-Hasakah, the report said. No damage or injuries were reported.

The U.S. base is located in a military airfield formerly used by the Syrian military. According to witnesses, U.S. helicopters and planes were seen above the area after the attack. It was further reported that in addition to this attack, bases in the eastern suburbs of the city of Deir el-Zour.

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