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US Army veteran killed fighting with Kurdish militants in Raqqa | MilitaryTimes
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US Army veteran killed fighting with Kurdish militants in Raqqa | MilitaryTimes

A U.S. Army veteran and another American citizen were killed on Monday while fighting in ISIS’ de facto capital of Raqqa with the People’s Protection Unit, or YPG.

Officials at the U.S. State Department confirmed to Military Times reports of the deaths of at least one American.

The deaths bring the number to nine U.S. citizens killed in northern Syria in the fight against ISIS, and the second U.S. military veteran.

The deaths of the American volunteers underscore the importance of foreign fighters assisting Kurdish militants as they battle to liberate the countryside from ISIS.

Source: US Army veteran killed fighting with Kurdish militants in Raqqa