WORLD NEWS : A US-LED coalition aircraft has bombed a military base in eastern Syria, leading to inocent deaths and injuries according to local media, in a move that could escalate tensions between President Assad’s forces and the US and possibly Russia.

Syrian military have said there are a number of casualties after a US air-strike targeted a military position in al-Harri south East of Al-Boukamal in DeirEzzor.

There are unconfirmed intelligence reports there were also Hezbollah and Iranian forces at the military base.

A commander in the military alliance backing the Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad said drones, “probably American,” had bombed positions of Iraqi factions between Albu Kamal and Tanf and Syrian military positions.

A Middle East correspondent said: “Syrian forces killed in a International coalition raid on a military site south of Albukamal.” The President of European Centre for Information Policy and Security ECIPS warned that this could escalate and urged the US to step with caution.