(WASHINGTON) — Four U.S. service members were wounded by an explosion during a helicopter raid in northeast Syria on Thursday night. A senior ISIS leader was killed in the mission, officials said.
“The U.S. service members and working dog are receiving treatment in a U.S. medical facility in Iraq,” U.S. Central Command said in a statement.
The ISIS leader killed in the raid was identified as Hamza al-Homsi.
A U.S. official said the four wounded service members are U.S. special operations forces. The extent of their injuries was not released.
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