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US Airstrike In Syria Kills 1, Wounds Several

What Happened:

  • On Thursday, the US carried out an airstrike in Syria targeting an Iran-backed militia. The Pentagon said the strikes were retaliation for the three rocket attacks against US forces in Iraq, earlier this month.

  • Said Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, "I'm confident in the target that we went after, we know what he hit."

  • The strike, which resulted in 1 death and several injuries, was the first military action ordered by President Biden.The goal of the strike was to limit or end the militia's ability to conduct future attacks.

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