U.S. officials said Thursday that an American service member in Syria has died from wounds suffered in the blast of a roadside bomb.
A statement from the public affairs office of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve said the explosion took place in the vicinity of Ayn Issa in northern Syria.
No other information about the explosion or the victim was released.
U.S. troops are part of a multination effort to fight the Islamic State group in the region.
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