Americans Killed in Syria Attack Identified

The attack, claimed by the Islamic State group, also wounded three U.S. troops and was the deadliest assault on U.S. troops in Syria since American forces went into the country in 2015.

  • Published 18 January 2019

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — One of the four Americans killed in a suicide bomb attack in Syria this week was a Navy sailor and married mother of two whose father is a high-ranking officer in the New York State Police, officials said Friday. The Pentagon identified three of the four Americans killed in Wednesday's attack in the northern Syrian town of Manbij. They are Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. Farmer, 37, of Boynton… Read at AP News