Pro-Iranian militias attack two American military bases in Al-Hasakah, northeastern Syria

Madrid, December 29 (European Press) –

Today, Friday, pro-Iranian militias carried out a series of attacks against two American military bases in Al-Hasakah Governorate, northeastern Syria, as part of escalating tensions due to the Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip.

According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and informants in the Arab country, US anti-aircraft forces intercepted missiles and drones. Currently, there is no information about the victims.

The Iraqi Islamic Resistance militia, supported by Iran, claimed responsibility for the attack on the Jarb al-Jir base near the city of Rumailan, and the Shaddadi base, according to the Iraqi Kurdish news agency Rudaw.

This comes just hours after several explosions were recorded at two other American military bases located in Deir ez-Zor Governorate in northeastern Syria, according to what the Observatory reported in a statement published on its website.

US forces in Iraq and Syria were the target of dozens of drone and missile attacks by pro-Iranian militias in response to Washington's support for Israel in its attack on the Gaza Strip following the attacks carried out by the Islamic Movement on October 7. Resistance (Hamas).

The United States, which has carried out several bombings against these groups in both countries in recent weeks – some of which Baghdad has criticized for not coordinating – has denounced Iran as “actively facilitating” the attacks, despite Tehran's refusal. These accusations.

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