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U.S. Conducts Airstrikes Against Iran-Backed Militia In Iraq


The U. S. military says it has carried out a series of airstrikes in Iraq against a militia backed by Iran this was seen as a response to a rocket attack on Wednesday that killed two U. S. troops and one British service member and peers Greg my rate has more the U. S. military says it struck five weapons storage facilities belonging to the militia known as cut to eat Hezbollah U. S. defense secretary mark esper indicated earlier that the U. S. would respond to the deadly rocket attacks on American forces he said quote you don't get to shoot at our bases and killing wound Americans and get away with it repeated rocket attacks by Iranian backed militiamen late last year led to an escalation in violence included a US air strike that killed a top Iranian military official Qassem Soleimani the U. S. military still has some five thousand troops supporting a Iraq's security

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