YEMEN Press Agency

Airstrikes target Iraqi popular mobilization forces on Syrian-Iraqi border

SANAA, Sept. 15 (YPA) – Unknown drone aircraft launched airstrikes on The Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) near the Syrian-Iraqi border in the vicinity of the Albu Kamal crossing, southeast of Deir ez-Zor province on Tuesday night.

Media reported that the drones targeted two vehicles belonging to the popular mobilization forces with four missiles, which lead to their complete burning .

The  two vehicles were stationed as part of the readiness to prevent the infiltration of ISIS terrorists from Syria into Iraq and vice versa.

Iraqi media said the losses were limited to material, without reports of human  casualties, and explained that three vehicles of the popular mobilization and a thermal camera were destroyed

It noted that after the airstrike, US warplanes flew over the area.

Fearing a response from Iraqi resistance factions, the US occupation denied any involvement in the bombing on the Syrian-Iraqi border.

“We can confirm that we did not launch airstrikes on Albu Kamal on September 14, 2021,” the US coalition spokesman said in a brief statement.