U.S. contractor killed, 5 service members and contractor wounded in suicide drone strike in Syria
The United States launched airstrikes against Iranian-linked targets in Syria on Thursday after a U.S. contractor was killed and five U.S. service members and another contractor were wounded when a suicide drone hit a coalition base in the country's northeast.
The intelligence community believes the drone to have been of Iranian origin, the Defense Department said in a statement. The U.S. retaliated with airstrikes on Iranian-linked targets in the area, which one activist group said killed fighters on the ground.
One of the radars used to detect incoming threats at the military base in...