US planes strike Syrian positions after incident

U.S. warplanes carried out at least one airstrike in Syria’s northeast Hasakah region after an incident at a checkpoint where U.S. soldiers killed one regime soldier.

U.S. warplanes hit two of the Syrian regime’s military bases in Hasakah.

At least one Syrian militiaman who stopped U.S. soldiers was killed, local sources said.

The reported incident marks a rare confrontation involving U.S. and Syria troops in the crowded region where Russian troops are also deployed and is sure to further escalate tensions.