US launches airstrikes on militant groups along Iraqi-Syrian border

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 US launches airstrikes on militant groups along Iraqi-Syrian border

On Monday, the United States launched airstrikes against “Iran-backed paramilitaries in the Iraqi-Syrian border region.”

” The targets were chosen because these facilities are being used by militants who are involved in attacks on US personnel and facilities in Iraq,” — The Defense Department said in a statement.

In particular, the United States carried out targeted strikes against operational command facilities and weapons depots at two locations in Syria and one in Iraq, which are close to the Iraqi-Syrian border.

The US Department of Defense also stated that the move was an act of self-defense and that pro-Iranian groups, including Kataib Hezbollah, were at the targets. and "Kataib Sayyid al-Shuhada".

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