SDF: Iranian-backed militias are behind the UAV attack against our forces in Deir ez-Zor

The UAV attack against the SDF Commando Academy in the Al-Omar oil field in Deir ez-Zor was carried out by Iranian-backed militias, stated the SDF.

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) released an update about the deadly attack against their forces in Deir ez-Zor region. The attack last night resulted in the death of six SDF fighters.

“Initial investigations have confirmed that the Iranian-backed militias were behind the one-way UAV terrorist attack against our forces in the Al-Omar oil field in Deir ez-Zor. The Iranian-backed militias used the Syrian regime-controlled areas in Deir ez-Zor as a staging ground for the terrorist attack that targeted our Commando Academy and resulted in the martyrdom of six of our Commando fighters,” said the SDF Media Center in a statement on Monday.