Pentagon releases video of fighter jets dropping 2,000lb missiles on pro-Iran militia sites on the Syria border: Iraq calls for revenge and Tehran tells Biden he’s taking the ‘wrong path’ after US airstrikes killed seven fighters

By Jimmy Mccloskey and Katelyn Caralle,

Iraq on Monday condemned overnight U.S. air strikes against Iran-backed militia groups on the Syrian-Iraqi border that killed at least seven fighters and sparked calls for revenge from Iraqi armed factions.

President Joe Biden‘s second strike of his administration on pro-Iran sites sparked fears of further escalation between Tehran and Washington during faltering efforts to revive Iran‘s nuclear deal.

Two targets were attacked in Syria, with a third also bombed in Iraq. The Pentagon said multiple Iran-backed militia groups including Kata’ib Hezbollah (KH) and Kata’ib Sayyid al-Shuhada (KSS) had been hit.

The Pentagon released video footage from the cockpit of the attack Monday morning.

U.S. Air Force F-15 and F-16 jets  dropped 500 and 2,000-pound satellite-guided missiles during the strike on the Al Qaim region near the border, and returned to base without incident afterwards.

At least six more fighters were wounded and the targets included an arms depot near Albu Kamal, a Syrian town which lies where the border crosses the Euphrates river, The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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