U.S. soldier dies following IED blast in northern Syria: statement

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Posted: Nov 24, 2016 4:17 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. service member died on Thursday after being wounded in an improvised explosive device blast in northern Syria, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a statement.

CENTCOM said the blast occurred near in the vicinity of Ayn Issa but gave no other details, adding that it would release more information "as appropriate."

(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Sandra Maler)