“US occupying forces kill a civilian at Qamishli. #Syrian checkpoint denied entry to a 5 vehicle US patrol near Kherbet Ammo, #Qamishli. When US patrol threatened force, local citizens opened fire on the US patrol. When US soldiers returned fire, #SAA checkpoint members opened fire to cover the civilians. One civilian killed.” – Tim Anderson
Hasaka, SANA- A civilian was martyred and other was injured when American Occupation forces opened fire on locals of the villages of Khirbet Ammo and Hamou in eastern Qamishli after they gathered near a Syrian Arab Army post while the Army was preventing American occupation vehicles from crossing.
Meanwhile, locals of Bweir al-Bouassi village threw stones at the U.S. occupation’s vehicles and they took down the US flag from above them.
SANA reporter in Hasaka said that “A Syrian Arab Army post in the area on Wednesday morning stopped four American occupation vehicles while they were crossing al-Suwais – Alaia- Khirbet Ammo road east of Qamishli city, then hundreds of locals of Khirbet Ammo and Hamou villages gathered near the post to prevent the American occupation vehicles from crossing and to force them to return from where they came”.
The reporter stated that “The American occupation soldiers fired live bullets and smoke bombs on the locals as a civilian from the village of Khirbet Ammo was martyred while another civilian from Hamou village was injured.”
In response to the attack by the American occupation forces, the locals damaged four of the occupation’s armored vehicles, while the occupation forces rushed to bring reinforcements to the area that include 5 armored vehicles, to withdraw their damaged vehicles and evacuate their personnel.
In the same context, and during the passage of a number of American occupation armored vehicles through Bweir al-Bouassi village, in the countryside of al-Qamishli city, locals of the village intercepted them and attacked the armored vehicles with stones and forced them to stop while a number of young men got on the top of one of the vehicles and took down the U.S flag from it.
Later, SANA reporter said that there is news on air assault by US occupation on Khirbet Ammo village, Qamishli countryside
The reporter added that direct clashes with light weapons erupted between the locals of the village and the U.S. occupation.
The reporter indicated that the occupation forces withdrew from the village under a cover by the U.S. warplanes.
Yara Ismail/ Ruaa al-Jazaeri