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Drone attack near Jordan-Syria border kills three US troops

Three US troops were killed and others wounded after an unmanned aerial drone attack on US forces stationed in northeastern Jordan near the Syrian border, President Joe Biden said on Sunday.

"While we are still gathering the facts of this attack, we know it was carried out by radical Iran-backed militant groups operating in Syria and Iraq," Biden said in a statement.

"We will carry on their commitment to fight terrorism. And have no doubt - we will hold all those responsible to account at a time and in a manner of our choosing," he added.

US Central Command said that as per protocol, the identities of those killed would be withheld until 24 hours after their next of kin have been informed. The deaths mark the first US troop fatalities since war broke out in Gaza over three months ago.

While Biden did not state how many troops were injured, CNN reported that at least two dozen were wounded by the attack.