The United States confirmed that they carried out a strike in Iraq on Wednesday, resulting in the death of a high-ranking member of the Iran-backed Kataib Hezbollah group. According to a senior official, the targeted individual was a commander responsible for operations in Syria.
The statement from U.S. Central Command, which oversees the Middle East, stated that the commander who was targeted was involved in the planning and execution of attacks on American forces in the area. CENTCOM also assured that there were no reported civilian casualties or collateral damage caused by the strike.
Kataib Hezbollah, an organization supported by Iran, is being held accountable by the U.S. for a string of assaults on American troops in Iraq and Syria. They are also being held responsible for a drone attack in Jordan that resulted in the deaths of three U.S. soldiers and left many others injured.
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