Rockets and mortars fired at US base in Syria, reportedly in reprisal for airstrikes against Shia militia

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A base used by US troops in eastern Syria, near the Omar oil field in Deir-ez-Zor province, was struck by rocket and mortar fire on Monday. The attack appears to be in retaliation for US airstrikes over the weekend.

At least eight rockets caused material damage inside the base, local media reported. Mortar shell impacts were also reported near the oilfield. There have been no reports of casualties as yet.

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