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Iraqi militia claims fighter killed in airstrike in Syria

Baghdad, June 22 (UNI) An Iranian-backed Iraqi Shiite militia said on Saturday that one of its fighters was killed in a U.S. airstrike on Friday in eastern Syria.
The militia, named Kata'ib Sayyid al-Shuhada affiliated with the Islamic Resistance in Iraq, which is an umbrella body for Iranian-backed Iraqi militias, said in an online statement that one of its fighters Abdullah Razzaq al-Safi was killed Friday night in a U.S. airstrike on his vehicle while patrolling areas near the Iraqi-Syrian border.
The U.S. Central Command and the international coalition did not comment on the aerial bombardment, which allegedly occurred on Friday night in the Albu Kamal area of Syria's Deir al-Zour province.
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