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Helicopter mishap in northeastern Syria injures 22 American troops

Posted on AllSides June 12th, 2023
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A helicopter mishap on Sunday in northeastern Syria injured 22 U.S. service members, according to U.S. Central Command. The troops suffered “injuries of various degrees” and were receiving treatment, the command said Monday evening in a news release. Ten were evacuated to higher-care facilities outside the region. No enemy fire was reported and the accident’s cause is under investigation, according to the command. The United States has about 900 service members in Syria, part of joint efforts with Kurdish fighters to prevent the resurgence of the Islamic State, according to...

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