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An unidentified aircraft hit the positions of Iranian forces and their supporters on the border of Syria and Iraq. About it reports TV channel Al-Hadath, citing Syrian monitoring centre for human rights.
According to him, some blows were inflicted on the night of Monday, September 9, shortly after midnight. Attacked the Shiite militias near the town of Abu-Kemal. It is reported that the incident killed 18 fighters, their nationality is still unknown.
Sources said about three explosions. According to some, affected stocks of weapons used by Iraqi forces supported by Iran.
Al-Hadath said that in recent months the Iranian formation have increased their presence on the Syrian-Iraqi border.
Iranian forces in Syria to help government forces fight opponents. Israel and the United States actively require their departure from the country.
The civil war in Syria began in spring 2011. The main participants of the conflict — government forces, acting on the side of the incumbent President Bashar al-Assad, the so-called moderate opposition and Islamist groups. The opposition support the United States and European countries, Russia is helping the Bashar Assad’s government.
Video, photo All from Russia.