Syrian Army, protesters come face-to-face with US military in northeastern Syria: video


BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:30 P.M.) – For the second time in the last 48 hours, protesters gathered at a road in northeastern Syria to block a U.S. military convoy from passing.

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In a video this afternoon, a Syrian officer can be seen speaking to a U.S. military translator and refusing the American troops access to the roadway.

This latest confrontation comes 24 hours after the residents of Khirbat Amo confronted a U.S. military patrol near their town in the southern countryside of Al-Qamishli.

During this confrontation between the U.S. military and residents of Khirbat Amo, at least one person was killed after the American troops opened fire. The U.S. Coalition said a soldier had a superficial wound and that they had already returned to active duty.