Militia Official: US Strike in Syria Kills 1, Wounds Several
Syria war monitoring groups said the strikes hit trucks moving weapons to a base for Iranian-backed militias.
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BAGHDAD (AP) — A U.S. airstrike in Syria targeted facilities belonging to a powerful Iranian-backed Iraqi armed group, killing one of their militiamen and wounding a number of others, an Iraqi militia official said Friday. The Pentagon said the strikes were retaliation for a rocket attack in Iraq earlier this month that killed one civilian contractor and wounded a U.S. service member and other coalition troops. The Iraqi militia official told The Associated Press that…