ISIS Claims to Be Behind the Terror Bombing That Killed Four US Servicemen [GraphicVIDEO]

ISIS is taking credit for a bombing that killed four US servicemen in Syria. Three others were wounded.

The servicemen had gone to a small restaurant to meet with some of their counterparts in Syria when the bomb went off. It has not yet been confirmed that ISIS was behind the attack. They take credit for every terror attack anywhere, so their claims have to be taken with a large grain of salt. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said 16 people had been killed in all.

The United States is in the process of withdrawing from Syria but are still able to attack ISIS from locations inside Iraq.

From The Gateway Pundit

Operation Inherent Resolve posted about the attack, confirming U.S. fatalities, “U.S. service members were killed during an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Syria today. We are still gathering information and will share additional details at a later time.”

The attack comes about a month after President Trump announced he was ordering U.S. troops out of Syria, having completed their main goal of abolishing the ISIS caliphate, though pockets of ISIS fighters remain in control of small amounts of territory in Syria. Trump’s decision has been controversial, prompting the resignation/firing of Secretary of Defense James Mattis in December and causing liberal critics of “endless wars” to demand the U.S. stay in Syria, even though Trump has committed to keeping U.S. troops in neighboring Iraq in part to intervene in Syria when necessary.

Photos and videos of the attack and its aftermath were posted online. (Warning: graphic.)

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