Attack by US-coalition on Syrian troops – mistake or intent?
On Saturday, September 17, 2016 a Syrian army base was bombarded by the so-called Anti-IS-Coalition, led by the USA. In this airstrike at least 62 Syrian soldiers lost their lives and another 100 were injured.
Immediately after these airstrikes an IS-offensive on Syrian positions followed. The Russian government reacted indignantly to this incident and convened an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council.[continue reading]