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US base in Syria hit with suspected drone attack

The remote Tanf outpost has been quiet for years, but Iran's pinprick provocations may once again be targeting the base, which plays a key role in Washington’s effort to obstruct Tehran's influence.
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A remote US military outpost in the southern Syrian desert was hit by a suspected drone attack on Wednesday evening, according to a US official.

Explosions were first heard near al-Tanf garrison around 7 pm local time, a Syrian civilian official at the nearby Rukban displaced persons camp told Al-Monitor.

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