US Carries Out Air Strike In Syria Targeting Iranian Backed Militia Structure

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 * US said Thursday it carried out an airstrike in Syria against a structure belonging to what it said were Iran-backed militia, two officials said 
 * Attack was an apparent response to rocket attacks against US targets in Iraq 
 * Strike could be the first retaliatory move by the US following last week’s attacks and it appeared to be limited in scope, potentially lowering risk of escalation 
 * It was also the first military action undertaken by the Biden administration 
The United States on Thursday carried out an airstrike in Syria against a structure belonging to what it said were Iran-backed militia, two officials told Reuters, an apparent response to rocket attacks against US targets in Iraq. 
While the strike could be the first retaliatory move by the United States following last week’s attacks, the move appeared to be limited in scope, potentially lowering the risk of escalation. 
WNU Editor: No details on what was exactly struck in this air strike. Will wait for the Pentagon briefing. 
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