US strike in Syria kills Russian fighters in first such clash

On 10 February, a US drone destroyed an advancing Russian-made T-72 tank from the “same hostile force,” the US military said on Tuesday.

While reports have varied widely, claiming anywhere from a handful to more than a hundred Russians were killed and describing them alternately as military troops or private contractors, the 7 February clash nonetheless appears to have been the deadliest between US and Russian citizens since the Cold War.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/02/13/us-strike-syria-kills-russian-fighters-first-clash/

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