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‘US and coalition forces’ attacked in Syria by the Islamic Resistance in Iraq

by LLB political Reporter
24th Oct 23 9:12 am

On Monday “US and coalition forces” were attacked with drones in Syria by the Islamic Resistance in Iraq.

A US official said that no casualties were reported after the drone attacks on US forces at Al-Tanf and Al-Malikiyah in Syria.

The US official said on Monday evening, “An attack against US and coalition forces occurred early this morning in Syria. There were no injuries or damage.”

No further details of the attack were revealed by the US official, but the Islamic Resistance in Iraq claimed responsibility.

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In the fight against ISIS the US has around 900 troops in Syria and in Iraq there is about 2,500.

On Friday a gas pipeline in Syria was blown up by Iranian backed groups which is in the northeast near to a US base.

Pentagon Press Secretary Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder said that over the past 24 hours US military bases in Syria and Iraq have come under attack.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that Iranian backed groups “blew up the gas pipeline near the Conoco gas facility.”

US military bases in Syria and Iraq also came under attack over the last 24 hours, Ryder said, adding that the US was still assessing who was behind the recent attacks on US troops in the Middle East.

He said, “Clearly, this is an uptick in terms of the types of drone activity we’ve seen in Iraq and Syria.”

The Pentagon also said that a US civilian contractor suffered a “cardiac episode” whilst sheltering from the attack, the contractor died after early warning systems alerted to a possible threat approaching Ain al-Asad Air Base in Iraq.

Two US military bases came under attack and Lebanon’s Al Mayadeen TV reported there was a drone attack on the al-Tanf case located close to Syria’s borders with Jordan and Iraq.

There was also a missile attack on the Conoco base which is located in the northern Deir Ezzor region, Syria.

This comes following the rocket strike on the hospital in southern Gaza which left hundreds killed nd the Middle East has erupted with anger.

Israel has said that Hamas was responsible as rocket misfired and struck the hospital, but the Arab world does not believe what Jerusalem says.

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