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Multiple US soldiers killed, wounded by ISIS attack in Syria

A suicide attack took the lives of two United States military members and two United States citizens defense contractors, wounding several civilians and three additional US military members, according to the Pentagon.

ISIS claimed responsibility for what is the single largest loss of US life since we began engaging in Syria in 2015. Eight military members have lost their lives since 2015.

The attack targeted an American military convoy in the northern city of Manbij.

This was the sixth major attack carried out by ISIS in Syria since President Trump announced a troop withdrawal over a month ago.

Jon Ross Myers

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