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Enemy drone that hit US base in Jordan possibly confused with American drone

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Enemy drone that hit US base in Jordan possibly confused with American drone
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An enemy drone was probably able to slip past defenses at a U.S. base in Jordan because American personnel mistook the enemy drone for one of their own returning from a surveillance mission, two U.S. officials confirmed Monday.

The officials say that the explosive-laden attack drone approached the base at a low altitude and hit a housing area at the remote Tower 22 base in the Jordanian desert near the border with Syria and Iraq.

The attack on Sunday by Iran-backed militants killed three American service members and wounded at least 40 others, U.S. officials said, with President Joe Biden warning that the strike will be met with American retaliation as Iran denied involvement.

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