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Biden vows reprisal after 3 US soldiers killed in Jordan

Intl desk, Jan 28: United States president Joe Biden vowed on Sunday to strike back after a drone attack he blamed on Iran-backed militant groups killed three US troops in Jordan.

‘Have no doubt — we will hold all those responsible to account at a time and in a manner of our choosing,’ the president said in a statement.

Earlier, a drone attack on a base in Jordan killed three American troops on Sunday, the military said, the first time members of the country’s forces died as a result of hostile fire during the Israel-Hamas war, reports AFP.

‘On January 28, three US service members were killed and 25 injured from a one-way attack (drone) that impacted at a base in northeast Jordan, near the Syria border,’ the US Central Command said in a statement, referring to a drone.

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