A U.S.-led coalition airstrike against ISIS mistakenly killed 18 members of the Syrian Democratic Forces, rebels fighting against Bashar al-Assad, the Pentagon said Thursday.
The airstrike location had been wrongly identified as an ISIS position when it was actually a rebel-held position in Tabqah in northern Syria.
"The Coalition's deepest condolences go out to the members of the SDF and their families," a Pentagon statement read.
President Trump recently launched an airstrike against a Syrian air base after the deadly chemical weapon attack last week. Syria's government has denied any involvement.
The US reportedly intercepted Syria's government speaking to chemical weapons experts
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