Damascus, Nov 9 (IANS) Four US soldiers were killed by an explosive device in Syria’s Hasakah province, according to a state media report.
On Sunday, explosive device tore through a US military vehicle in the village of Markadeh on the Hasakah-Deir al-Zour road, Xinhua news agency quoted the report as saying.
It added that a translator was among the slain soldiers.
Following the explosion, the US forces cordoned off the area.
The slain soldiers were taken to a US base in the Shaddadi area in the Hasakah countryside, the state media report said.
It said the US forces and their allies of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) control the majority of oil fields in northeastern Syria.
The report added that thousands of truckloads of military gears reached US bases in Hasakah.