Explosions heard inside US base in Syria

DAMASCUS, Dec 5: Explosions were heard Sunday inside a US military base in the al-Tanf area in southeastern Syria, media reported.        

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the explosions occurred after US helicopters flew in the area, state news agency SANA reported.        

The UK-based watchdog group said the reasons behind the explosions were not immediately known.        

It added the explosions came almost 10 days after the United States fired missiles against militias in eastern Syria from the al-Tanf base. (UNI)