(Worthy News) – At least one US military service member in Syria suffered a minor injury and up to three suspected Iran-backed militants were killed on Wednesday, the US military said, in the second consecutive day of violence.
The latest exchange of fire underscored soaring military tensions amid diplomatic efforts between Iran and the West to try to save the 2015 nuclear deal. It came a day after President Joe Biden authorized US air strikes in Syria on an ammunition depot and other facilities used by groups affiliated with Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). The US military said the suspected Iran-backed militants launched two separate attacks starting at approximately 7:20 p.m. local time in Syria.
Several rockets landed inside the perimeter of Mission Support Site Conoco in northeast Syria and were quickly followed by rocket fire near Mission Support Site Green Village, it said in a statement. That triggered a US response from helicopters that, according to initial assessments, killed two or three militants conducting one of the attacks, it said. [ Source: Israel Hayom (Read More…) ]