Militias fire rockets at US forces in Syria following airstrikes

No injuries were reported and the damage was still being assessed, said Army Col. Wayne Marotto, a spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve.

US AIRSTRIKE ON IRAN-BACKED FACILITIES ALONG IRAQ-SYRIA BORDER KILLED SEVERAL MILITIAMEN: RAPPORTO

In risposta, NOI. forze “acted in self-defense and conducted counter-battery artillery fire at rocket launching positions,” Egli ha detto.

L'attacco è avvenuto poco prima 7:45 p.m. ora locale. No other information was provided.

Pro-Iranian militias claim they fired the rockets at an American base in response to the airstrikes, The Jerusalem Post segnalato.

The airstrikes targetedfacilities used by Iran-backed militia groupsnear the border between Iraq and Syria.

The United States took necessary, appropriate, and deliberate action designed to limit the risk of escalation — but also to send a clear and unambiguous deterrent message,” said Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby.

Kirby said the U.S. military targeted three operational and weapons storage facilities — two in Syria and one in Iraq. In its release of videos of the strikes by Air Force F-15 and F-16 aircraft, the Pentagon described one target as a coordination center for the shipment and transfer of advanced conventional weapons.

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