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Jordan says deadly attack on US troops occurred in Syria, not Jordan

By AFP

January 28, 2024 11:24 PM


 

Jordan said Sunday a drone attack that killed three US troops did not occur on its territory as Washington reported earlier, but at an army base in Syria near the border.

Government spokesman Muhannad Mubaidin said the "attack that targeted the American forces did not happen in Jordan... It targeted Al-Tanf base in Syria", where US forces are deployed as part of an international anti-jihadist coalition.

 


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