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| March 17, 2017
U.S. forces strike Al Qaeda in Syria
March 16, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TAMPA, Fla. —
U.S. forces conducted an airstrike on an Al Qaeda in Syria meeting location March 16 in Idlib, Syria, killing several terrorists.
Idlib has been a significant safe haven for Al Qaeda in recent years.
In January, a strike destroyed an Al Qaeda terrorist training camp, where more than 100 fighters were being trained in terror tactics.