Pentagon denies reports of US drone strike on Syria-Iraq border

ByJPOST.COM STAFF
June 24, 2014 18:29

Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby rejected on Tuesday reports that the US had carried out a drone strike targeting hardline Islamist militants on the Iraq-Syria border.

BBC Arabic reported earlier on Tuesday that unmanned American aircraft had bombed the area of al-Qaim.

Kirby said there was "no truth" to such reports.

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