CENTCOM for February 16, 2023 – February 16, 2023
Feb. 17, 2023
Release Number 20230217-01
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TAMPA, Fla. – Last night, during a partnered U.S. and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) helicopter raid in northeastern Syria, an explosion on target resulted in four U.S. servicemembers and one working dog wounded. The targeted ISIS senior leader, Hamza al-Homsi, was killed. The U.S. servicemembers and working dog are receiving treatment in a U.S. medical facility in Iraq.