TEHRAN (FNA)- The US military has started developing and equipping its three operational bases in Hasaka and Aleppo provinces and is also building a new large base in regions that are under the control of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Manbij, the London-based pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) disclosed on Tuesday.
SOHR said that the US-led coalition has started developing and equipping its military airports in Northeastern Syria after it sent a large military convoy to al-Shadadi airport in Southern Hasaka.
It went on to say that the US forces have also started developing Ein al-Arab (Kobani) base in Northeastern Aleppo and another base in Tal Tamar region in Northwestern Hasaka.
SOHR further disclosed that the US army is planning to build a large military base in Manbij region on the Western Bank of the Euphrates River in Northeastern Aleppo.
The Arabic-language Smart News website affiliated to the militants in Syria reported last week that a military convoy of the coalition crossed Iraq into Northeastern Syria via Simalka border-crossing.
It further said that the US military convoy, including 150 trucks with military vehicles on board, a number of oil tankers and other military equipment, was sent to regions that are under SDF's control in the province of Hasaka and Raqqa.
In the meantime, local sources in Hasaka city reported that an SDF commander was killed by unknown assailants in al-Nashwa neighborhood.
The sources further said that tensions between Syrian civilians and the SDF in Hasaka and Raqqa have gone high, adding that residents of the village of al-Hajiyeh Southeast of the town of Qamishli in Northeastern Hasaka engaged in heavy fighting with the SDF on Friday.