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    "We have no information to substantiate those reports," a Pentagon spokesperson told Reuters. | Photo: Reuters

Published 23 May 2018

The U.S. military has yet to confirm the strikes: "We have no information to substantiate those reports," a Pentagon spokesperson told Reuters.

U.S.-led coalition airstrikes have struck several Syrian army positions near the city of Al-Bukamal, according to Syrian media outlet SANA.

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In the early hours of Thursday local time, SANA reported that targets were hit in cooperation with rebel forces and inflicted damage but no casualties.

Lebanon's Hezbollah, which is allied with the Syrian government in the fight against the Islamic State Group, also reported that coalition jets struck two Syrian army positions.

The area is a frontline in the fight between the Syrian government, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the Islamic State Group.

The U.S. military has yet to confirm the strikes: "We have no information to substantiate those reports," a Pentagon spokesperson told Reuters.


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