BREAKING: U.S. base in Syria attacked by Iranian proxy forces after retaliatory airstrikes

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Iran proxy forces launched about seven rockets targeting a U.S. base in Northeast Syria today in retaliation to the U.S., a defense official confirms to Fox News.

In first assessments, there are no U.S. casualties and no damage to the base near the Al-Omar oil field.

The rocket attacks came after President Biden ordered a series of retaliatory strikes after a suspected Iranian-made drone killed a U.S. contractor and wounded six other Americans on Thursday.

According to reports, Lloyd Austin, Defense Secretary, said on Thursday that the retaliatory airstrikes were carried out by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC).

He said, “At the direction of President Biden, I authorized U.S. Central Command forces to conduct precision airstrikes tonight in eastern Syria against facilities used by groups affiliated with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC).”

Austin continued, “As President Biden has made clear, we will take all necessary measures to defend our people and will always respond at a time and place of our choosing. No group will strike our troops with impunity.”

Correspondent Simon Ateba tweeted Friday, “BREAKING: US base in Syria has just been attacked by Iranian proxy forces after retaliatory airstrikes last night. About seven rockets targeting a U.S. base in Northeast Syria were launched. This is a developing story.”

Sen. Tom Cotton tweeted Friday, “Indefensible that American life must be lost before Joe Biden acts. Had he responded in force to dozens of earlier Iranian attacks, this tragedy could have been prevented. ⁦@SecDef⁩ needs to explain why he isn’t doing more to deter Iran.”

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