Aug 17, 2022
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The Syrian Civil Defence released a statement on Thursday saying that at least 13 people were killed, among them six children, in an armed conflict following a U.S. early morning raid the northwestern region of Syria near Atmeh on the Syria-Turkey border.

The assault targeted a home in Atmeh, a densely populated city hosting tens of thousands of refugees displaced by the country’s decade-long civil war.

The identity of the residents of the building remains unknown. Unconfirmed reports claim that the target was either an ISIS- or al-Qaeda leader. Washington said in a statement that the American forces executed out a “successful” counterterrorism operation, without going into detail.