Vastavam web: An Iraqi paramilitary force today accused the United States of killing 22 of its fighters in an overnight air raid just inside Syria’s border with Iraq that a monitor said left dozens dead. “US planes fired two guided missiles at a fixed position of Hashed al-Shaabi units on the border with Syria, killing 22 fighters and wounding 12,” said the Iran-backed Hashed (Popular Mobilisation Units). The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said earlier that more than 50 fighters allied to the Damascus regime, most of them foreign, were killed in yesterday night’s raid on Al-Hari in eastern Syria.
Syrian state media, citing a military source, accused the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State jihadist group of having carried out the raid. Several people were killed and wounded, state media said, without giving precise figures.