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U.S. Military Base in Syria Targeted in Failed Rocket Attack
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U.S. Military Base in Syria Targeted in Failed Rocket Attack

(Reuters) - A rocket attack targeting the U.S. military's Green Village base in northeast Syria failed to hit U.S. or coalition forces, or any equipment, the U.S. Central Command said.Three 107 mm rockets targeted the base on Sunday and a fourth rocket along with rocket tubes was found at the launch point, about 5 kilometers (3 miles) away, the command said in a statement. https://bit.ly/3RVqVfeThe Green Village base was targeted last month in violence between the U.S. military and Iran-backed militants leaving at least one U.S. military service member in Syria with a minor injury.The incident triggered a U.S response that killed two or three militants conducting the attacks.The Central Command said it was investigating the latest failed attack, which struck at approximately 7:05 p.m lo...
Three U.S. troops in Syria suffer minor injuries in rocket attacks launched by suspected Iran-backed militants
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Three U.S. troops in Syria suffer minor injuries in rocket attacks launched by suspected Iran-backed militants

Three U.S. service members suffered minor injuries during coordinated attacks Wednesday by suspected Iranian-backed militants in northeast Syria, according to a statement from the Pentagon. The militants had launched rockets targeting U.S. forces at two locations in Syria. At Mission Support Site Conoco, one U.S. service member was treated for a minor injury and has already returned to duty, while two others are undergoing evaluation for minor injuries. The attack started around 7:20 p.m. local time in Syria when several rockets landed inside the perimeter of the Conoco site followed by more rockets near Mission Support Site Green Village.  In response, the U.S. used attack helicopters to destroy three vehicles and equipment used to launch som...