The US military carried out several precision strikes in Syria on Thursday night against pro-Iranian militias. The Pentagon announced that the air strike was in response to a drone attack in Hungary.
The attack was carried out by a drone on Thursday afternoon on a base of the International Coalition in northeastern Syria, and an American businessman was killed in the operation, and at least five soldiers were wounded.
The drone attack was reported by the Pentagon
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According to US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, US President Joe Biden ordered air strikes targeting the Syrian bases of militias linked to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.
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According to Eric Korella, head of Central Command (Centcom), which manages US operations in the Middle East and Central Asia.
Since 2021, pro-Iranian armed groups have attacked US forces 78 times.
Iran now has the most advanced drones in the region, Kurella warned.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the US forces launched an airstrike on a weapons depot in Deir ez-Zor Governorate, eastern Syria.
11 people died in action.
Among them are six pro-Iranian militants. Five other militiamen were also killed in the Al-Majaden desert area in the eastern part of the district and near the town of Bu Kamal. OSDH added that two of the victims were Syrians.
A few weeks ago, General Mark Milley, Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited the northeastern part of Syria. The general said: The presence of nearly 900 American soldiers in Syria also serves the security of the United States and its allies.