TOPSHOT - Turkish-backed fighters from the Free Syrian Army stand in the Tal Malid area, north of Aleppo, as they fire towards Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) positions in the village of Um al-Hosh, in the area of Afrin, on January 20, 2018.Turkish forces began shelling the YPG enclave of Afrin from frontier Hatay province, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency. Turkey has said repeatedly this week that an operation to oust the YPG from Afrin is imminent and has massed troops and armour on the border. / AFP PHOTO / Nazeer al-Khatib

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:20 P.M.) – Last night, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and U.S.-backed Jaysh Mughawar Al-Thoura group clashed near the Al-Tanf region of southeast Homs, a source told Al-Masdar News.

According to the source, the clashes broke out between the two parties at the Al-Zarqa Crossroad, which is located north of the Rukban Refugee Camp.

The source said that at least three members of Jaysh Mughawar Al-Thoura were killed, while a Syrian Arab Army soldier was wounded near the Al-Tanf region.

The clashes broke out between the two parties after each group accused one another of opening fire on the other; however, the clashes only lasted for a short while last night.

Typically, the U.S. Coalition intervenes by launching airstrikes against the Syrian military, but it appears that they were absent from the Al-Tanf skies last night.

The Al-Tanf region was captured by the U.S.-backed New Syrian Army (NSA) after they launched a big offensive in southeast Homs in 2016.

Since then, the U.S.’ control of the Al-Tanf region has been the source of controversy between Washington and Moscow, as the latter accuses the former of illegally occupying this part of the country.

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US scared of losing a jet to s300 just to back up some low IQ flea ridden snackbars when
there’s no prizes like oil or artifacts.

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racist c**t

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You forgot the a after “was” but it is good to see you are improving..