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Suicide attack targeting US-led coalition in Syria kills 15: monitor


Devdiscourse News Desk beirut Syrian Arab Republic
Updated: 16-01-2019 22:23 IST
Suicide attack targeting US-led coalition in Syria kills 15: monitor

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A suicide attack targeting US-led coalition.forces in the flashpoint northern Syrian city of Manbij killed a US serviceman and 14 other people on Wednesday, a monitor said. "There are nine civilians dead, five from the SDF accompanying forces", the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, referring to a Kurdish-led force present in the city. It said the blast, which targeted a restaurant in the centre of Manbij and was claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group, also killed a US serviceman, although the coalition did not immediately divulge any casualty figures. (AFP) MRJ MRJ

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : Syrian Arab Republic

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