Three US service members killed in Iran-backed drone attack in Jordan

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Three US service members were killed and at least 25 others were wounded in a kamikaze drone attack on an outpost in Jordan near the Syrian border on Saturday night, US Central Command (CENTCOM) said on Sunday. This is the first time that US troops have been killed by enemy fire in the Middle East since the beginning of the war in Gaza.

According to CENTCOM, the attack took place at a base in northeast Jordan. CENTCOM stated that the identities of the service members will be withheld until 24 hours after their next of kin have been notified.

At least 34 personnel were being evaluated for possible traumatic brain injury, a US official told Reuters. A defense official told The Washington Post on Sunday evening that the drone struck the living quarters of the base, causing injuries from cuts and bruises to brain injuries…”

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