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‘Asking for hassle?’ VIDEO exhibits American APC pushing Russian military jeep off highway in Syria

‘Asking for trouble?’ VIDEO shows American APC pushing Russian army jeep off road in Syria


Footage from Syria purports to indicate a US armored personnel service pushing a Russian army jeep off the highway; relations between Moscow and Washington stay tense.

A video, posted on social media on Wednesday, exhibits what seems to be a Russian army convoy transferring alongside an American one. At one level, a Russian Tigr heavy jeep tries to overhaul an Oshkosh M-ATV armored automobile with a US flag on its roof. The M-ATV responds by maneuvering to the suitable, pushing the Tigr additional away from the highway.

Narrowly evading collision and almost hitting a pedestrian within the course of, each autos cease, and one in every of them honks.

In keeping with the Russian outlet NSN, the alleged incident was filmed close to the city of Qamishli in Syria’s northeastern Al-Hasakah Province, bordering with Turkey. There is no such thing as a official affirmation of the footage as of but.

Russian Senator Vladimir Dzhabarov instructed NSN that such incidents “threat resulting in [bad] penalties” as “the Individuals are asking for hassle.” The lawmaker mentioned that the US and Russia ought to notify one another about convoy actions to keep away from tensions. He additionally despatched a warning to Washington.

They need to not provoke us to reply, in any other case it should finish badly. I consider wise-minded individuals within the Pentagon ought to take into consideration that.

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