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‘The Battle of Khasham’ saw US troops rout Russian mercenaries in Syria | We Are the Mighty
Photo by: Staff Sgt. Colton Elliot/U.S. Air Force

‘The Battle of Khasham’ saw US troops rout Russian mercenaries in Syria | We Are the Mighty

The Battle of Kasham started on Feb. 7, 2018, when 500 pro-government Syrian troops including Iranian-trained Shia militiamen, along with Russian military contractors, began their attack on the Kurish-led Syrian Democratic Forces headquarters. This prompted Syria to accuse the United States of carrying out a “brutal massacre” of its troops and Russia to accuse the U.S. of being economically motivated in its actions.  After calling to ensure no official Russian forces would be harmed in the making of their counterattack, the operators called down the thunder.

Source: https://www.wearethemighty.com/history/battle-of-khasham

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