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Syrians hurl rocks and rotting tomatoes at departing U.S. military vehicles

Oct 21, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

U.S. military vehicles pulled out of Syria on Monday - and were pummeled with what appeared to be rocks and rotting food in the process.

As tanks flying the American flag rolled through Qamishli, near the Turkey-Syria border, frustrated Syrian Kurds were filmed hurling small items at the withdrawing vehicles. Some ventured onto the exit route, attempting to block the troops' departure by standing in the streets with their hands up.

For many Kurdish residents, the pullout of U.S. tro...