Rocket attack reported on US military base in E Syria

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) – One of the largest US military bases located near an oil field in northeast Syria was shelled on Sunday evening.

"The missile attack was carried out on the US base at the Al-Omar oil field, the sounds of explosions were heard inside the US base," a source told Sputnik.

According to the source, after the shelling, smoke and flames rose in the area of ​​​​the Al-Omar field, while the US military conducted reconnaissance from aircraft over the field and its environs.

There were no reports of injuries or casualties among US soldiers living on the base.

According to Syrian media reports, a similar attack was conducted on the US base a few days ago.

Al-Omar field is the largest oil field in Syria, where the American base is located there. The Syrian government has repeatedly warned that the presence of these forces is illegal.

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