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Pro-Iranian group claims attack on US troops in Syria

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The professional-Iranian group Islamic Resistance in Iraq on Tuesday claimed accountability for an assault on United States troops in South-Jap Syria.

The militia mentioned it had attacked the al-Tanf navy base close to the Jordanian and Iraqi borders with drones on Monday night time.

The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights had beforehand reported that the bottom was attacked by a drone that was shot down by US troops.

The US navy didn’t initially remark.

The al-Tanf base had been attacked a number of occasions previously.

The Islamic Resistance in Iraq is a type of umbrella group for pro-Iranian militias in Iraq.

It has been working collectively beneath this title for the reason that terrorist acts by the Palestinian Islamist Hamas on October 7 in Israel.

This contains Kataib Hezbollah, one of many strongest militias in Iraq, which can be calling for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the nation.

Because the Gaza conflict started nearly six months in the past, pro-Iranian militias have repeatedly carried out assaults on U.S. navy bases within the area.

On January 28, three Us troopers have been killed in one of many assaults in Jordan close to the Syrian border.

The Us responded with in depth airstrikes on positions of pro-Iranian militias in Iraq and Syria.

There have been nearly no assaults on US bases within the area for the reason that starting of February.

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