A US military base in the eastern Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor was targeted by several rockets on Saturday night.

Iran PressMiddle East: Iran Press News Agency reported on Sunday morning, quoting local sources, that several rockets hit near the Omar oil field, which is used by the US military as a base and caused a massive fire.

The sources added that US forces stationed in the oil field contained the fire and in response to the attack targeted the rocket launch site.

No casualties have been reported so far.

Following the attack, US drones flew over the oil field.

The US occupying forces and their affiliated terrorist elements have been present illegally in some parts of Syria for a long time, and in addition to looting the country's oil resources and grains, they are taking action against the residents and the Syrian forces.

The areas occupied by the US forces and the militias under their protection in al-Hasakah and other districts in northeastern Syria have always witnessed protests by Syrian citizens against the illegal presence and terrorist acts of the occupiers and militants. 219