US troops injured after Russian vehicle rams them in Syria

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US troops injured after Russian vehicle rams them in Syria

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Four US troops were wounded in northeast Syria this week after a Russian vehicle intentionally rammed the one they were driving.

The four US service members were diagnosed with concussion-like symptoms after the altercation between the two adversaries fighting for a foothold of influence in war-torn Syria, Politico reported, citing a draft of a Pentagon statement.

A series of videos posted to Twitter on Wednesday appears to show several Russian patrol vehicles harassing US vehicles that had attempted to block their path.


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One video shows one of the Russian vehicles, identified as a Kamaz Typhoon by the Twitter user, ramming into an American MaxxPro.

Another video shows a Russian helicopter flying low overhead of the skirmish of vehicles.

After the collision, the Russian vehicles unsafely pursued the American forces, Politico reported.

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