UPDATE: According to reports, 4 US servicemembers were killed, 3 injured in the attack.
On January 15, an explosion occured in a restaurant in the northern Syrian town of Manbij, which is under control of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the area of partrols of the US-led coalition.
According to initial reports, at least 6 people were killed and 20 others were injured in the attack. Local sources claim there are also casualties among US service members.
Update: #USA Blackhawks are landing next to targeted site in #Manbij
US Service men were injured. An US patrol was near the targeted restaurant – according to locals some were enjoying a meal inside the restaurant pic.twitter.com/AIM6lgcuwa
— Rojava News (@Rojava_News_) January 16, 2019
A helicopter of the US-led coalition was spotted on the scene. It’s reportedly evacuating injured [or dead] US servicemembers.