DEIR EZZOR, SYRIA (8:00 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army’s 137th Artillery Brigade of the 17th Tank Division opened fire on a U.S. reconnaissance drone today after it was spotted flying over the Thardeh Mountains of Deir Ezzor.

According to a source at the Deir Ezzor Military Airport, the 137th Brigade fired several shots at the U.S. reconnaissance drone in Jabal Thardeh, forcing it immediately leave the area after several warnings.

Prior to the bombing that killed over 100 soldiers on Saturday, the Syrian Armed Forces allowed U.S. reconnaissance drones to freely fly above their positions in Deir Ezzor.

However, due to the U.S.’ poor coordination with their Russian counterparts, the Syrian Armed Forces will no long allow any unauthorized aircraft to fly near the Deir Ezzor Military Airport and 137th Artillery Brigade’s headquarters.

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Leith, why do you state that the U.S. attack on Syrian troops was a consequence of “poor coordination with their Russian counterparts” and not what it obviously was: intentional? Your same article states that they are using recoinnisance drones, so there is no excuse for what they have done.
Britain and the U.S. seem to have killed more Syrian soldiers and civilians than terrorists during their war against the Syrian state.

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VKS (RuAF) did some ooouuuupppsss strikes on SAA too… Hard to say if it was intentional or not but well, 2 strikes in 3 years, errr, if they want to help Daesh, it’s not what I’d call an effective support, now if there are repeated strikes, then, clearly YES… And well, US have smth like 24 B-52s in Qatar, several squadrons of fighters in the region. By giving close air support to own troops, it even happened to A-10s to slay US troops they were here to help and A-10 is a slow flying aircraft specialized for tthis job so… Read more »

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The U.S. should not be in Syria’s air space at all. The U.S. bombed the soldiers 4 times and then came back to bomb the ambulances. The U.S. knew full well what it was doing and ISIS kept expanding under the U.S.’s supposed attacks on it. It was only when the Russians started bombing that ISIS territory started shrinking. ISIS was birthed under U.S. military’s noses in Iraq and U.S. was calm with it taking over Iraqi’s army depots. Very calm and assured. They allowed it to grow strong and get all the weapons and then invade and establish themselves… Read more »

Simon Greate
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Simon Greate

KICK THEIR a*s THESE BASDARDS TERRORISTES U S

Gib Smart
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Gib Smart

the main ISIS is USA

Luis Llo Glez
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Luis Llo Glez

At least now they know who the real enemy is…

Lamia Moulay
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Lamia Moulay

exactly .. game over

MD Jishat
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MD Jishat

oh good Syrian army

jojo
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jojo

“Prior to the bombing that killed over 100 soldiers on Saturday, the Syrian Armed Forces allowed U.S. reconnaissance drones to freely fly above their positions in Deir Ezzor.”

Why? U.S. is the enemy and Syria is deceiving itself if it doesn’t know that and realize the attack was intentional.

Joe Pelosi
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Joe Pelosi

Oh god

MD Jishat
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MD Jishat

oh good Syrian army

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OP.

Great, this is the only answer. Stinky monkey´s mercenaries reckoned results of their crimes and prepared a terrain to commit a new one!!!

kieran lillis
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kieran lillis

and who can blame them

Syed Zulfikar
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Syed Zulfikar

Russian SAM can bit any of US drone

Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux

Not so easy and it depends which one with which missile in which conditions : even some civilian small aircrafts may simply disappear from radars if you cut the transponder! Recently, israelis shot two Patriots against a drone (well, they now don’t care about these, they build much better) then missed… And patriots shot down Scud ballistic missiles in the past… And well, at the price the US pay their Reapers, Predators or else, they’re very likely to carry jammers, chaffs and flares, they’re mostly non metallic so have very low RCS, a drone flying @+15km high may not be… Read more »

Armand Berkut
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Armand Berkut

Open fire on any american aircraft ! Assholes should pay !

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NESTOR ARAPA

Ejercito Sirio debe derribar nos solo drones de EE.UU. también Israeli y Turco… son sus enemigos, porque tanta tolerancia.

Simon Greate
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Simon Greate
Soury Hazee
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Soury Hazee

US is not ISIS , they r worse than them

Barbara McKenzie
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Barbara McKenzie

Well, you would wouldn’t you

ziomalo6
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ziomalo6

pussies, i wonder why syrians are ok with being bombed and not being allowed to shoot down enemy planes who bomb them…

Yonatan
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Yonatan

Russia needs to airlift in a Pantsir. That will sort out any US drone that comes to close.

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Cyriak Papasissis

Words must be supported with AA guns and missiles, daring the shooting down of a drone or aircraft

Luis Alberto Maldonado
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Luis Alberto Maldonado

Ejercito sirio abre fuego contra un dron de US Juan Padron

Furrukh Rao
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Furrukh Rao

Lol

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Laugh moron, while you smoke saudi shisha on your fat a**e