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US troops in Syria came under fire from Turkish incursion: Pentagon

PTI | Washington DC | Updated: 12-10-2019 05:54 IST | Created: 12-10-2019 05:53 IST
US troops in Syria came under fire from Turkish incursion: Pentagon
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US troops near the northern Syrian border town of Kobani came under artillery fire from Turkish positions on Friday, a Pentagon spokesman said. "The explosion occurred within a few hundred metres of a location outside the security mechanism zone and in an area known by the Turks to have US forces present," Navy captain Brook DeWalt said in a statement following the 9.00pm (1800 GMT) incident.

"All US troops are accounted for with no injuries. US forces have not withdrawn from Kobani."



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