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US Strikes Back at Militants in Syria After Rocket Assaults

  • Attack helicopters kill Iran-backed fighters, US says
  • Rockets fired at two bases used by American troops in Syria

The US military said it lashed back at Iranian-backed forces in Syria after rockets were fired at two bases where Americans are stationed. 

Attack helicopters killed two or three people believed to have been involved in one of the rocket attacks and destroyed three vehicles along with equipment, the US Central Command said in a statement on Wednesday night.