Second missile attack targets US base in northern Syria

The Jerusalem Post reports: “A US base at the Al-Omar oil field in Syria’s northeast was targeted with a missile attack on Friday morning, according to Lebanese pro-Iranian TV channel Al Mayadeen and a security source.

The source told Reuters the attack took place at around 11 a.m. local time and it was unclear whether it had caused casualties.

There was no immediate US comment on the reported attack.

It followed US airstrikes in Syria early Friday morning against Iran-aligned groups that the Pentagon blamed for a drone attack on Thursday that killed an American contractor, wounded another and also hurt five US troops.

Thursday’s attack took place at a coalition base near Hasakah in northeast Syria, the Pentagon said in a statement…”

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