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Joint Task Force: Iran launched missile strike on Syrian targets

Sean Ryan Joint Task Force
Col. Sean Ryan, Joint Task Force spokesman

The US-led Joint Task Force fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria said Monday that Iranian forces launched a missile strike on targets in Syria Sunday night.

"Iranian forces launched strikes last night [in areas in Syria] without warning," Joint Task Force spokesman Sean Ryan said.

"The coalition’s leadership continues to assess whether the operation has posed any threat to the coalition and whether it has caused damage to its structure," adding that "the coalition obtained its information from open sources that Iran's objectives were against terrorists," Ryan added.

Earlier on Monday, Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps announced that it had targeted militant positions in Syria’s eastern Euphrates region with ballistic missiles, claiming revenge for the Ahvaz attack.