US troops targeted in three more attacks at bases in Iraq, Syria, leaving one injured


Terrorists attacked U.S. military bases in Iraq and Syria on Friday, striking three facilities with one-way drones and leaving at least one soldier injured, a Department of Defense report says. 

The incidents bring the total number of attacks on U.S. coalition forces to 60 since October 17, the Associated Press is reporting, citing two U.S. officials. 

At least 59 service members have been wounded in the attacks, but the Pentagon has said that all injuries were minor and that those troops will be able to return to duty. 

Iran-backed terrorist groups have launched attacks almost daily since October 17, the day a blast at a Gaza hospital killed hundreds and sparked protests across the region.  


US forces in Syria

U.S. forces in the Qamisli district in the Al-Hasakah province of Syria on August 18.  (Hedil Amir/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

The U.S. has repeatedly warned the groups to desist and avoid escalating the war between Israel and Hamas into a wider conflict. 

On Friday, a one-way drone targeted Al Harir air base in Erbil,

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