Monday, April 10, 2017

U.S. Special Forces And Coalition Fighters Repel An ISIS Attack On Their Base In Syria

CNN: Coalition and Syrian opposition forces repel ISIS attack

Anti-ISIS coalition troops and allied Syrian opposition forces have repelled an attack by the terrorist group on a joint base in southern Syria, according to the coalition.

The US-led coalition said ISIS initiated a complex attack on Saturday at the At Tanf Garrison on the Syrian-Jordanian border using a vehicle-borne IED, and 20-30 fighters followed with a ground assault and suicide vests.

"Coalition and partnered forces engaged and defended the ISIS attack with direct fire before destroying enemy assault vehicles and the remaining fighters with multiple coalition airstrikes," the coalition said in a news release.

It is not known how long the battle lasted.

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More News On U.S. Special Forces And Coalition Fighters Repelling An ISIS Attack On Their Base In Syria

U.S. Special Forces Kill ISIS Fighters, Repel Attack in Syria -- NBC
US-led Coalition and Syrian Allies Fend Off ISIS Attack on Joint Base -- Newsweek
Coalition and Syrian rebel forces repel ISIS attack on base -- ABC News
US official: Coalition, Syrian rebels fight off IS attack on base -- The Times of Israel/AFP
Coalition, Vetted Syrian Opposition Forces Repel ISIS Attack -- US Department of Defense


Anonymous said...

I would love to see some drone footage of this little episode.

jimbrown said...

Im sure thd good guys took advantage of new rules of engagement. Fortunately decision makers are in the loop on official commo too.

Anonymous said...

Turkey shoot in Syria?