For the first time since operations in Syria killed an American soldier.
An American soldier was killed in the explosion on the pipe bomb.
The incident happened on Thursday, November 24, in the district of ain Issa in Northern Syria.
“The whole coalition of opponents of ISIS condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the hero. This thanksgiving be thankful that there are soldiers who are ready to protect US from the ideology of ISIL,” said the commander of the joint operational group Operation Inherent Resolve General Stevne Townsend.
The US defense Secretary Ashton Kutcher also expressed his condolences in connection with death of American soldier in Syria.
“I am deeply saddened that one of our brave soldiers were killed in Syria, protecting us from the evil ISIS. It is a painful reminder of what around the world face our men and women in military uniform that we were in safety”, – reads the statement of the Pentagon published on the Agency’s website.
The Washington Post says that this death was the first in the ranks of American soldiers since the deployment of allied forces.
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