The US army has dispatched more military hardware to the regions controlled by Washington-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Hasaka province, an Arabic-language media outlet reported on Tuesday.
The Lebanese al-Manar TV Channel reported that the US-led collation sent a new convoy of military equipment, including vehicles, arms and ammunition from its bases in Iraq to the SDF regions in Northeastern Hasaka via the Simalka passageway.
In the meantime, sources in in Southern Hasaka reported that a number of SDF militias were killed or wounded in an attack by unknown raiders in the town of al-Shadadi.
The sources further said that the SDF has forced entire schools and institutions in Southern Hasaka to change their names into the SDF’s killed militants.
The London-based pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported last month that the US-led coalition was setting up a military base in a region 3km away from al-Souseh region in Deir Ezzur province.
It added that the American forces also transferred one of their temporary bases to a region near Hajin in Deir Ezzur.
The US-led coalition was strengthening its positions in Northeastern Syria by sending extensive military and logistic equipment.