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Small number of US troops leave town in northern Syria

A column of US military vehicles travels down a main road in northeast Syria on Oct. 7, 2019.(Photo Credit: Associated Press)
2019-10-13

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SULAIMANI – A small number of US troops have left an outpost in the town on Ain Issa in northern Syria because of concerns about a Turkish incursion that is pushing into Syria, two US defense official told Reuters on Sunday.

The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the troops had moved because of concerns they could be caught in the middle of the Turkish offensive.

(NRT Digital Media/ Reuters)