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US Soldier Killed in Blast in Northern Syria

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Ayn Issa, Syria

Ayn Issa, Syria

A U.S. soldier was killed Thursday in an explosion caused by an improvised explosive device (IED) in northern Syria, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a statement.

The blast occurred near Ayn Issa, according to the statement.

No other information, including the soldier's name and the nature of the incident, was released.

U.S. troops, part of a multinational coalition, are in the region to fight the Islamic State group.

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