US service member killed in blast in Syria
A member of the US military died due to a blast caused by an improvised explosive device
A member of the US military died from his wounds Thursday after a blast caused by an improvised explosive device in northern Syria, the US military’s central command said.
The man was wounded by the explosion in the vicinity of Ayn Issa, Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, commander of the US-led coalition fighting the ISIS group, was quoted as saying in a CENTCOM statement. The victim’s identity was not released.