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Airstrikes on Syria-Iraq border target Iranian fuel convoy

Iran blames a deadly unidentified attack on a fuel convoy shortly after it entered Syria on the US, despite official denials.
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Tension is rising again between Iranian-linked armed factions and the US after airstrikes near the Syrian-Iraqi border targeted a fuel convoy shortly before midnight on Tuesday.

No one claimed responsibility for the airstrikes, which killed more than ten people. Iraqi officials claim that the vehicles were carrying a legal shipment of fuel from Iran to Lebanon. Some reports claim that munitions were believed to be hidden in some of the vehicles.

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