OREANDA-NEWS. Unknown fighters attacked a convoy of US Army and the Syrian Democratic Forces in the territory of the governorate of Deir ez-Zor. This was reported by the Syrian government agency SANA, citing informed sources.

According to journalists, three American servicemen and five Syrian soldiers were wounded. They were delivered to the headquarters of the American base located south of the city of Al-Hasakah. According to SANA’s sources, the attackers used automatic weapons and grenades.

Nevertheless, the US Department of Defense denied the fact that three American soldiers were injured during an attack by unknown persons on a convoy. Pentagon spokesman Sean Robertson told journalists of RIA Novosti news agency that there was no attack at all.