US bombs Syria targets after deadly drone attack
The US has carried out air strikes against Iran-linked groups in eastern Syria after a drone attack killed a US contractor, the US defence chief said.
Eight pro-Iran fighters were killed, according to a monitoring group.
Defence officials said the air strikes happened on Thursday night, hours after the drone attack which US intelligence said was "of Iranian origin".
US bases in north-east Syria have come under attack before, with the US responding with air strikes.
Last August, the US bombed sites in eastern Syria which it said were linked to...