BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:15 P.M.) – The U.S. attack on the Kataeb Hezbollah base along the Syrian-Iraqi border resulted in the death of several members of the Hashd Al-Sha’abi group.
According to Hashd Al-Sha’abi, the death toll from the attack is approximately 15, with the total wounded between 30-40.
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The Pentagon said that the U.S. attack targeted five separate sites belonging to Kataeb Hezbollah, including two installations inside of eastern Syria.
Kataeb Hezbollah is expected to release a statement shortly via their official social media account.
The outgoing Iraqi Prime Minister has since condemned the U.S. attack in a statement this evening.