Pentagon investigates suspected ‘insider’ attack
One member of the US Military might have detonated a Syria bas blast.
According to the Pentagon, two military law enforcement authorities are currently investigating an individual in relation to the Green Village incident, which occurred April 4, at a US-outpost in northern Syria. Initial thought was that the explosions were an artillery strike, but they were actually set off inside the base. Four soldiers were hurt.
The Air Force Office of Special Investigations is (OSI), as well as the Army Criminal Investigation Division, (CID). “conducting a joint investigation of the incident. A possible suspect, a US service member, has been identified,”Patrick Barnes, the spokesperson of CID said this in a statement. “No further information will be released at this time.”
According to AP, the suspect returned to America, however, his name has not yet been published. We have yet to hear from the authorities.
Over the last several years, US military bases in Syria (and Iraq) have been repeatedly attacked by rockets and mortars. The Pentagon blames the Pentagon. “pro-Iranian” Shia militias. Initial reports from the Combined Joint Task Force Inherent Resolve, (CJTF–OIR), attributed the incident of April 7 in Green Village. “two rounds of indirect fire”The fire was started from the exterior.
The US Central Command confirmed that the incident was not a coincidence a week later. “deliberate placement of explosive charges by an unidentified individual(s) at an ammunition holding area and shower facility.”
The base had security footage “a figure moving quickly”According to CNN, the attack occurred in the middle of the night and was witnessed through Green Village. Four soldiers were taken to hospital. “traumatic brain injuries”Upon returning to duty at the end April,
The CJTF OIR was originally established in coordination of the US-led alliance against Islamic State terrorists in Syria. It now oversees around 900 US soldiers in eastern Syria. Without a mandate from the US, the CJTF-OIR is charged with supporting Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces. (SDF) The US-backed militia in eastern Syria that holds areas east of Euphrates and refuses reunification to the government at Damascus.