US Army Field Commander Shot Dead in Northern Syria

13950726001009_test_photoiTEHRAN (FNA)- A commander of the US Army Special Forces deployed in Northern Raqqa was killed by unknown assailants, local sources disclosed on Monday.

“The commander of the US Special Forces in Tal Abyadh was shot in the head and killed by unknown assailants,” the Arabic-language Sham Times said.

The Arab media outlet said the death of the unnamed commander is leading to chaos among the US-backed Kurdish forces.

“The Command Center of the US military forces in Northern Raqqa and the Kurdish forces of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) have launched joint probe into the incident,” they added.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.