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U.S. Official Says 4 U.S. Service Members Killed In Manbij Attack. Erdogan Says – 5


U.S. Official Says 4 U.S. Service Members Killed In Manbij Attack. Erdogan Says - 5

Click to see full-size image, by the Hawar News Agency (ANHA)

UPDATE: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stressed that the number of killed US soldiers is 5.


Four U.S. service members were killed and three others were injured in the recent suicide bombing attack in the northern Syrian city of Manbij, a U.S. official told the Reuters news agency on January 16.

ISIS had claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack and said that the suicide bomber’s name was “Abu Yasin al-Shami.” The terrorist group news agency Amaq claimed that nine personnel of the US-led coalition were killed or injured.

According to the available information, al-Shami blew himself up inside the Prince Restaurant in the center of Manbij when a joint patrol of US-led coalition and local forces was present there. Minutes after the explosion, a H-92 helicopter of the coalition landed in Manbij and evacuated a number of casualties.

In its first comment on the attack, the US-led coalition said that it is still gathering information. Later, the coalition confirmed that U.S. service members were killed without providing any additional details.

If the number of American casualties is confirmed, this attack will be the deadliest against the US-led coalition since the beginning of the war on ISIS in 2014.

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  • AJ

    Maybe Bolton will blame Iran for this.

    • Barba_Papa

      Knowing Bolton I think you can pretty much scrap the maybe. I’d be highly surprised if he didn’t.

  • John Whitehot

    there we go.

    it was fully expected, once Trump ordered the withdrawal.

    • Paul

      Yep, 4 dead US soldiers, 5 British were killed last week, just need a few French ones to die now.

      • Neurasth

        Zionist machinations are so blatantly obvious and predictable that it is getting kind of boring. They could atleast inject some imaginative creativity in their false flag terrorist bs.

      • Zionism = EVIL

        Actually, 5 Americunt lardass mororns, 3 dumbass soldiers and 2 CIA contractors and 7 injured. The death toll may be higher considering the blast brought down a whole building. This won’t be the last time :)

      • Hisham Saber

        Ive been saying that this was about to start. The Arab tribes and NDF have started their much anticipated insurgency. This was not ISIS. 5 Brits, 5 U.S. soldiers and specialists. Its all coming to head now.

  • Rodney Loder

    Trump will declare himself to be feigning a posture of ending Imperial Wars for the purpose of the 2020 Presidential elections or turning a blind eye to US humiliation.

  • 1691

    Courtesy of mossad”s branch in Syria.

    • christianblood

      Rot In War!

  • ©igare☘☘e👽Sm⚽️k🚬ng🦉Man️🎲

    Putin did it ! 😜😉

    Sanction Russia more…! 😜😉

    • verner

      nah wrong -israel did it to secure the destitute states of a:s continued presence in syria, middle east und zu weiter! it’s called false flag operations and something the soon to be eradicated israel’s been doing for more than 100 years.

      • ©igare☘☘e👽Sm⚽️k🚬ng🦉Man️🎲

        You do understand the nature of my comment, I hope, the sarcasm.
        And you on the other hand are being serious about Israel’s involment in this …
        I just find it difficult to believe that Israel would find a muslim that would blow him self up for…Israel …

        • Turbofan

          “I just find it difficult that Israel would find a muslim that would blow them selfs up for…Israel”…yes it would..Mohammed bin Salman

          • ©igare☘☘e👽Sm⚽️k🚬ng🦉Man️🎲

            When did the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia blow him self up for Israel’s interests ?

            Did I missed it ? I didnt see anything in the news…

          • verner

            you’re underestimating israel – they can get a muslim to blow to kingdom come the al aqsa mosque and think it’s directed against, yep that’s right – israel

          • ©igare☘☘e👽Sm⚽️k🚬ng🦉Man️🎲

            I know what Israel is capable of, I just dont believe that a muslim would work for Israel. Not a true muslim.

          • Tudor Miron

            They do it a lot lately. Some realize what they do and some (most) don’t.

          • Promitheas Apollonious

            you do know that israel has been supporting isis in every way possible as well give them medical treatments in its hospitals no? How difficult you think is to send one of is stooges to do that?

          • ©igare☘☘e👽Sm⚽️k🚬ng🦉Man️🎲

            I dont know how many times I have to repeat the same comment…
            I do NOT doubt the Israelis can do all sorts of evil s hi t ! (including creating and helping isis and others).

            I just doubt that someone who calls their selfs ‘a muslim’ would blow up them selfs because Israel told them to do so.

          • Promitheas Apollonious

            no need to repeat yourself I hear you loud and clear the first time the one is not listening it is you when others talk to you. So in your opinion muslims will take guns from israel and do its dirty work and also have medical treatment in its hospitals but other than that will not do anything else for israel? get serious.

          • ©igare☘☘e👽Sm⚽️k🚬ng🦉Man️🎲

            Dont put words in my mouth that i never used pal !
            I didnt say ‘they wouldnt do anything else’.
            But again you are either Not reading what I m writting or you think you are reading or I dont what the hell you are doing !

            I will not repeat my previous comment again just cause you are looking for an argument cause you got nothing better to do …

          • Promitheas Apollonious

            i did not put words in your mouth I ask you a simple question.

          • Hisham Saber

            Islam strictly forbids suicide, even if to kill enemies. Its that they are not true Muslims. They are Wahhabis and Salafi’s, a very small fringe element of the 1.6 billion person Islamic world.

          • Redadmiral

            What is it you do not understand about the chain of command? The dumb multi-part dead jihadi put himself forward weeks or months ago to be a martyr for ISIS.

          • ©igare☘☘e👽Sm⚽️k🚬ng🦉Man️🎲

            Ok ..that could be the case, like you describe it, and it could also Not be the case.
            Do you know what would really help to clear this out ? A screenshot of that text message …

          • Sinbad2

            Well I guess all the Muslims who work for Israel must be untrue Muslims.
            Who do you think cleans the toilets for Israelis?

          • ZP

            Evangelist Christians from US? “https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNz_F8305eE”

          • Promitheas Apollonious


        • Tudor Miron

          Really? Than think about simple fact that ISIS/Daesh NEVER attacked Israel even once. How could that be?

          • Hisham Saber

            Ya, and Israel is a short drive away from Syria. Yet not once have they attacked Israel. In fact, lots and lots of weapons from Israel have made it into terrorist hands. The SAA have found realms of weaponry.

  • Promitheas Apollonious

    they did not have any business been there so………. guess they got what they deserved.

    • Hisham Saber

      They apparently didn’t understand when the restraint menu said ‘ hot’ food.

      • Promitheas Apollonious

        obviously not. but then americans, always been slow understanding.

  • stary ujo

    What do 4 USA servicemens in Syria ? They are was in Syria illegally ! Mr.Trump , biggest liar all around the world , should explane this for parents !

  • georgeking

    And so the forth Vietnam warms up. Blessing to their loved ones.

  • You can call me Al

    It was not ISIS, saying ISIS is an excuse to stay.

    • skinner15

      It seems to be an intelligence meeting between French, US and Kurds, which begs the question, who would know in advance of such a meeting.
      Add to this attack yesterdays attack in Kenya on the hotel. It appears that one victim is a young Brit working for some “charity”, while another is a young US guy who works for the Peace Corp. The British Mail showed pictures of what it claims to be a lone SAS man helping to defend the hotel, whom they claimed to have been in the country training Kenyan special forces.

      It seems to be another intelligence meeting between US and Brits, with SAS bodyguards in full body gear.

      How would Al Shabab know about such a meeting, as if they didn’t know, then it would be the flukiest attack ever on civilians where so many young, athletic foreign “charity” workers just happened to be.

      I wonder is there a message for US intelligence agencies in these seemingly disparate events.

      • Tudor Miron

        Good observation and “connecting of the dots”.

        • skinner15

          It does seem a bit funny that an SAS man just happened to be out shopping, with all of his personal combat gear close by in his car, before he went into the hotel in Kenya.
          The Manjib op seems to have been an ambush, remember a similar attack on US intel officers a number of years ago in Afghanistan when they brought an asset into their camp, where he blew them and himself to bits.

        • Hisham Saber

          This was an attack that the Arab tribes of Syria have promised would happen. The insurgency has started.

          • Paul Barbara

            Fighting illegal occupiers is not ‘insurgency’, but resistance.

      • Luke Hemmming

        yes very good observation and makes perfect sense. Of course this will never be made public. There is a mole in amongst the intelligence agencies over there OR someone/group (another States intelligence agency?) intercepted communications of the arrangement of the meeting?

        • skinner15

          Half of Israel hold Russian passports for a start.

          I’d start there, they also operate in Africa.

          It’s been a bad 24hrs for the indispensable intel community either way.

  • Dicksonrp

    Hip hip hooray ..x 4. One for each dead zio terrorist US cannon fodder…

  • TruthSeeker

    There was nobody else that could commit this other than ISIS, as ISIS is the only terrorist group the US is in Iraq/Syria for. Was an easy choice by Pompeo and Bolton, either lose 10 servicemen or lose everything they’ve worked for in the last 20 years. People in the US will now question if ISIS is defeated like Trump said and he’ll have to take action or lose credit. THERE WILL BE NO BOOTS ON THE GROUND IN SYRIA- Barrack Obama.

    • Anti_Globalista

      Trump’s instinct is correct. It was much easier to fight ISIS califate when it had defined teritory. As guerilla force they will be much more dangerous and deadly. It is stupid to make your soldiers targets without any possible upside in the Syrian war.

      • Promitheas Apollonious

        maybe you missing the point that US is one of the major supporters and creators of isis?

  • Snowglobe

    Conflicting reports.

    Daesh-claimed attack targeted a restaurant in Syria’s Manbij where US and French troops were reportedly meeting with YPG militants.


    • #’~A*QXm(>NRmm]w?dU4vXZ

      Her sad face reveals all the empathy she feels … not.

      • Snowglobe

        She is a typical talking head. Even if she looked empathetic, it would be fake. ;-)

  • jorge
    • Tommy Jensen

      Have the Kurds any coat left to turn.

  • Empire’s Frontiers

    Erdogan must be counting the attacker too.

    ISUS indeed.

  • Paul Barbara

    ‘…If the number of American casualties is confirmed, this attack will be the deadliest against the US-led coalition since the beginning of the war on ISIS in 2014…’
    Correction, ‘..since the beginning of the fake war on ISIS…’
    There will be plenty more body bags unless the US gets their damned ass*s out of Syria, AND Iraq.

    • Tommy Jensen

      …”the War on Terror”.

      • Hisham Saber

        More like ‘ the war of terror’.


    whaaa? well, guess what, if i see a crazy sand nigger walk into a
    restaurant wearing what appears to be a oversized shirt, i’m going to triple tap him and order a burger and coke!

    • Hisham Saber

      I think its more like you would shit your pants, you fuckin racist. When the U.S. comes to Israel’s defense, and the U.S. initiates a draft, I sincerely hope they draft your pansy ass.

    • Luke Hemmming

      Bullshit you would be so busy stuffing your mouth with burgers and fries you wouldn’t even notice him and besides your fat ass wouldn’t be able to move quick enough so quit jerkin the gherkin. LOL 🤣😂

  • Ivanus59

    American’s should hurry up with their supposed withdrawal, then maybe they will die less!

  • Neurasth

    Another mossad style kike theatrics. Who didnt expect? Now just watch as the US announces they will stay another 60 years to counter ((ISIS))

  • Taz T

    Where is American Patriot to boast about their invincibility.

    • Luke Hemmming

      Yes my thoughts exactly. He is quiet. No comments at all on any of the articles published. I can imagine him like a dog with tail between his legs whimpering in the corner.

  • ColinNZ

    You only have to look at 9-11 to understand that the loss of any lives – including US lives – means nothing to the anglozionists when it comes to using false flags to justify their wars.

  • Sinbad2

    If this was a meeting, the people there would have been army officers State and CIA agents?
    They will be partying at Mossad HQ.

  • Real Anti-Racist Action

    Zionist game plan against Trump wanting to withdraw #3

  • Tommy Jensen

    ISIS claim it was 6 but local sources says 3, and Israel says no one was killed nor wounded.

  • Willing Conscience (The Truths

    I said when this was first announced that it was a bad idea, the coordinated US/Turkish patrols in Manbij would help lower the security for not just the US, but everyone else, and also place a big red target on the backs of every US soldier there, but I was wrong, It’s a brilliant idea, 4 or 5 dead already, and that’s just the start, it’s never a bad thing to see occupying US soldiers go home in body bags, but I hope incidents like this and any others that follow don’t stop the US going home full stop. hopefully the Russians and the SAA will do everything they can to stop this happening again, now they have some say in the areas security.
    Now I’m going to go outside and slap myself a few times, because even though I do believe the Russians and SAA should now do everything they can to protect US personnel before they pull out [I don’t want anything to stop that] I also know I need a good slapping just for saying it, and maybe I’ll even rinse my mouth out to, just saying the words to myself as I was typing left a bad taste in my mouth.