The US military carried out “precision raids” against pro-Iranian militias on the Syrian-Iraqi border. The US Department of Defense said this was a response to attacks by their drones on US personnel and facilities in Iraq.

According to the US Department of Defense, The air strikes targeted operational facilities and weapons depots in two locations in Syria and one in Iraq.

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said that Militias have used these facilities to launch unmanned aerial attacks on US forces in Iraq.

As the evening airstrikes showed, President Biden made it clear that he would act to protect American personnel

Kirby confirmed

The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that at least five militia fighters were killed in US air strikes.

The attacks were carried out by order of President Joe Bidenwho ordered retaliatory strikes against pro-Iranian militias for the second time since taking office.

in february flying The United States launched air strikes in eastern Syria Targets of militias loyal to Iran. This came in response to a missile attack on an air base in Iraqi Kurdistan, in which a civilian collaborating with the US military was killed.

The raids were the first US military operation headed by Joe Biden.

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