Army Col. Ryan Dillon, spokesman for the anti-Islamic State coalition Operation Inherent Resolve, told Military Times that the SDF hasn't reported any casualties to the coalition and has only noted the presence of indirect fire.
Russian drones did not detect any clashes between the two groups when SDF fighters approached Deir al-Zor, he said.
The Syrian Democratic Forces entry into Deir az-Zour where a Russian-backed, Syrian regime offensive is taking place.
The ministry said Lieutenant-General Valeryi Asapov died at a command station manned by Syrian troops, assisting commanders in the liberation of the city.
Russian Federation blames USA "hypocrisy" on the death of one of its generals during an ISIS attack over the weekend. In Syria, near Deir Ezzor, a strike destroyed an ISIS supply route, the task force said, adding that ISIS targets were also hit and destroyed near Abu Kamal and Raqqa as well. The U.S. -led coalition said it could not confirm who carried out the strike.
Previously, the U.S-led coalition had downed Iranian drones in the area, considering them hostile because they dropped ammunition near a base where US troops operated alongside allied Syrian opposition fighters.
While both oppose the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria militants, they are engaged, via proxies, in a race for strategic influence and potential resources in the form of oilfields in Syria's Deir al-Zor province.
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Real Madrid will make Liverpool a joke
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CT notified Russians scanned election system
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