A suicide bombing has claimed the lives of four americans their lives in an attack in the syrian city of Manbij. A total of 16 people were killed in the attack, writes the Associated Press.
the Explosion on Wednesday happened near a patrol from the U.S.-led coalition, and two of the killed americans are soldiers. The other two are civilians.
the US military reports to the civilian americans who lost their lives, was employed by the u.s. department of defense.
The militant group Islamic State has taken the blame for the attack. According to the Islamic State, it was one of the members of the group, wearing a bombevest carried out a suicide attack.
the Explosion took place, while american and kurdish soldiers were on patrol in the city. Photo: AFP
the US military confirms the number of the killed americans.
the Explosion occurred near a restaurant in Manbij, which has been controlled by US-backed kurdish forces, since, in the 2016 liberated the city for the Islamic State.
Manbij is a strategic town in northern Syria.
the Situation in the city has become more uncertain since the president of the UNITED states, Donald Trump, in december announced that he will fetch us forces home from the war in Syria.
the UNITED states currently has about 2000 soldiers stationed in Syria.