Border with Kurdistan region of Iraq | US tracked military vehicles tour oil and gas fields in al-Hasakah countryside • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Border with Kurdistan region of Iraq | US tracked military vehicles tour oil and gas fields in al-Hasakah countryside

Al-Hasakah province: SOHR activists have reported seeing US tracked military vehicles touring areas where oil and natural gas wells are located in Rumaylan city, Khan Jabal, al-Suwaideya field and other positions in the countryside of al-Hasakah near the Syria border with the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

 

In March, SOHR activists reported seeing a US patrol of four armored vehicles touring al-Aqwas village in Al-Rumaylan countryside in Al-Hasakah, on the Syria-Turkey border, along with flights by US helicopters over the region. Some US soldiers escorting an officer who met with the locals and played with the villages’ children before they left.

On March 18, SOHR activists had reported seeing a patrol of the International Coalition travelling along the road between Rumailan and Al-Malikiyyah (Dayrik).

 

While on March 15, SOHR activists reported seeing a patrol of four US armoured vehicles touring Ain Diwar area in Al-Hasakah countryside this evening. The patrol, which was escorted by two helicopters, headed to Smilka crossing on the border with Kurdistan Region of Iraq, then it inspected the oil wells in Qarjoukh area.

 

Also, on March 5, SOHR sources monitored US forces running a routine military patrol near the area of oil wells in the southern countryside of Al-Malikiyyah (Dayrik) on the Syria-Turkey border.

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