Sunday, September 4, 2016

U.S. Forces Use New Mobile Rocket System To Target Islamic State Forces In Syria

FILE PHOTO: The High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS). © Seth Maggard / USMC / Wikipedia

The Guardian/Reuters: US forces hit Isis targets in Syria with mobile rocket system, official says

US diplomat says military hit Islamic State targets along Turkey border as Turkish-backed Syrian rebels seize villages from militants

US forces hit Islamic State targets overnight near Turkey’s border with Syria using a newly deployed mobile rocket system, a senior diplomat said on Saturday. Inside Syria, Turkish tanks opened a new line of attack.

“US forces struck [Isis] targets near Turkey’s border in Syria last night via newly deployed Himars system,” Brett McGurk, the special presidential envoy for the coalition to counter Islamic State, said on his official Twitter account.

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Update #1: US forces in Turkey hit ISIS in Syria with rocket fire - envoy -- RT
Update #2: US Forces Target ISIS In Syria With New Rocket Technology -- NDTV

WNU Editor: U.S. forces were in Turkey when they used this mobile rocket system.

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