Breaking: US Airstrike “Accidentally” Killed 18 US-Backed Fighters in Syria

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From Reuters:

An air strike on Tuesday by a U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State mistakenly killed 18 members of the Syrian Democratic Forces south of the city of Tabqa, Syria, the Pentagon said on Thursday.

More details, from U.S. Central Command:

The strike was requested by the partnered forces, who had identified the target location as an ISIS fighting position.  The target location was actually a forward Syrian Democratic Forces fighting position.

The Coalition’s deepest condolences go out to the members of the SDF and their families.  The Coalition is in close contact with our SDF partners who have expressed a strong desire to remain focused on the fight against ISIS despite this tragic incident.

This is all we know right now. If additional information is released, we will update accordingly.

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