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2 US service members, 2 US civilians killed in Syria blast

Jan 17, 2019 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)

Washington - A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State killed at least 16 people, including two U.S. service members and two American civilians, in northern Syria on Wednesday, just a month after President Donald Trump declared that the group had been defeated and he was pulling out U.S. forces.

The attack in the strategic northeastern town of Manbij highlighted the threat posed by the Islamic State despite Trump's claims. It could also complicate what had already become a messy withd...