U.S. names three killed in Syria blast claimed by Islamic State

Scott Wirtz, 42, a civilian Department of Defense employee from St. Louis, Missouri, is pictured in an undated photo released by the U.S Navy, in Washington, DC, U.S., January 18, 2019. U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS

(Reuters) – A U.S. Navy servicewoman and a former Navy SEAL are among the four Americans killed in a suicide bombing this week in northern Syria that the United States believes was likely carried out by Islamic State, U.S. officials said on Friday. Army Chief Warrant Officer Jonathan Farmer, 37, of Boynton Beach, Florida; Navy […]

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