The explosion occurred at the Konoko gas processing plant east of Deir Ez-Zor, where the US military base is located, the Syrian news agency Sana reports, citing sources.
“Sources told the Sana correspondent that before midnight, an explosion occurred on the territory of the military base of the American occupation forces at the Konoko gas processing plant in the east of the country, “the agency reports.
According to the agency’s interlocutors, after the explosion, “uncharacteristic movements of the occupation forces were observed in the area of the base.” Sana does not give any other details of the incident yet.
Earlier, the Reuters news agency, citing a representative of the US Defense Ministry, reported that the US military was attacked in eastern Syria on Saturday. There is no data on victims or damage.
An unnamed official of the Ministry of Defense, referred to by the agency, said that the attack occurred in the Syrian Konoko.