Iran-Backed Militias Fire Rockets in New Attack Aimed at U.S. Forces

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from The Wall Street Journal,

Militant assaults and American responses are elevating concerns about a deepening U.S. involvement

U.S. troops in northeast Syria came under rocket fire Monday night after Iran-backed militias vowed revenge for U.S. airstrikes earlier that day in Iraq and Syria, a sign that fighting may be evolving into sustained confrontation.

A spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition, Col. Wayne Marotto, said that multiple rockets had been fired at U.S. troops and that American forces responded by firing artillery at the rocket launching positions. There were no U.S. injuries, he added.

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