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US troops targeted by second bomb in Syria

US troops targeted by second bomb in Syria
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A joint American-Kurdish patrol in Syria was targeted in a car bombing on Monday, according to The New York Times.

A suicide bomber in a vehicle attacked the convoy, according to the newspaper, killing at least five Kurdish fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces. 

No Americans were injured, it added. 

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The Kurdish forces are the Pentagon's main partner on the ground in battling ISIS. The terror group has not claimed responsibility for the attack. 

Monday's attack came five days after an ISIS led explosion in Syria killed 15 people, including four Americans. It was the deadliest attack on Americans since U.S. forces were deployed in the country in 2015. 

That attack has sparked renewed calls for President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump announces new tranche of endorsements DeSantis, Pence tied in 2024 Republican poll Lawmakers demand changes after National Guard troops at Capitol sickened from tainted food MORE to rethink his decision to withdraw troops from Syria.

Trump announced the order last month,  but no timeline has been released for their departure.