Tuesday, 21 September 2021 11:04 GMT

Airstrike targets fighters of pro-government Hashd al-Shaabi militia near Iraqi-Syrian border

(MENAFN)Iraqi army officer stated that an airstrike aimed at fighters of the pro-government Hashd al-Shaabi militia (Popular Mobilization Forces) near the Iraqi-Syrian border.

The officer further declared that, two vehicles belonging to the Iraqi militia were hit by missiles in the city of al-Bukamal in eastern Syria, near the border with Iraq. The reports announced casualties in the attack.

Anadolu Agency quoted local sources in al-Bukamal as saying that the airstrike targeted Iranian-backed groups in the area.

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