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Islamic State claims Syria suicide bombing; 4 US troops killed, official says

BAGHDAD - Islamic State claimed a suicide bombing that killed four U.S. service members as well as civilians and Kurdish militia members in the northern Syria city of Manbij on Wednesday, according to a U.S. official.

It was the deadliest day for U.S. forces in the Syrian war and comes after President Donald Trump announced he would withdraw troops from the nation based on his claim that Islamic State had been all but vanquished.

The official, who also said another

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