The U.S. military said President Joe Biden authorized multiple precision strikes in Syria Thursday.
The strikes targeted facilities used by groups connected to Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), Reuters reported.
U.S. Central Command saidin a statement, "These precision strikes are intended to defend and protect U.S. forces from attacks like the ones on August 15 against U.S. personnel by Iran-backed groups. The U.S. strikes targeted infrastructure facilities used by groups affiliated with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps."
Statement Regarding Precision Strikes in Syriahttps://t.co/ED69Xq0tm3 pic.twitter.com/hpWw1NNMNV— U.S. Central Command (@CENTCOM) August 24, 2022