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Bomber kills 4 from US in Syria:Attack follows pledge to withdraw by Trump

Jan 17, 2019 - The Boston Globe

BEIRUT — Four Americans were killed in a suicide attack in Syria on Wednesday, the largest loss of life in the Pentagon's war against Islamic State militants there and a sign of the potent threat that remains as the Trump administration begins to withdraw troops.

Officials said a bomber detonated an explosive vest as a group of Americans, including two service members, a Pentagon civilian, and a US contractor slain in the attack, met with local military officials at a restaurant in the n...