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Going back to war? Pentagon Says U.S. Troops In Syria Came Under Fire From Turkish Incursion
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U.S. troops in the vicinity of Kobani, Syria, came under artillery fire from Turkish positions Friday, according to a Pentagon spokesman.
"The explosion occurred within a few hundred meters of a location outside the Security Mechanism zone and in an area known by the Turks to have U.S. forces present," Navy Capt. Brook DeWalt said in a statement. "All U.S. troops are accounted for with no injuries. U.S. Forces have not withdrawn from Kobani."
Earlier a U.S. official had told NPR's Tom Bowman that American forces had "departed that outpost," because the Turkish strikes were "too close for comfort," and the troops "may go back tomorrow."
U.S. defense officials have decried Turkey's incursion into Kurdish-dominated northern Syria, several days after President Trump cleared the way for the attack by withdrawing U.S. forces from the border.
"We oppose and are greatly disappointed by Turkey's decision to launch a unilateral
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