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US service member dies in the north of Syria

BEIRUT – The U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq, says an AMERICAN service member died in the north of Syria.

A statement Friday says the soldier died of injuries sustained during a vehicle roll-over.” It was not immediately clear whether the incident was related to a combat situation. No further data available.

The US has hundreds of troops and advisors in Syria in different roles, the support of local allies in the fight against the Islamic State group.

Last year, an AMERICAN service member died from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near Ayn Issa in northern Syria, while another soldier died of suspected natural causes in March of this year.

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