44.1 C
Delhi
Thursday, June 13, 2024

US military post in Jordan likely failed to detect drone that killed 3 troops

Date:

Share post:

Donate-GC-Razorpay

Washington: Early findings show that the US military outpost in northeast Jordan, known as Tower 22, likely failed to detect a drone that killed three American troops, the Washington Post reported, citing US Defence Department officials familiar with the matter.

Last week, three US soldiers were killed and more than 40 were injured in a drone attack on the US military outpost in northeast Jordan, near the border with Syria.

The report said on Tuesday that the drone may have been able to evade detection through its low-fly path.

Moreover, the report said the US military outpost was not equipped with an air defence system capable of shooting down the drone.

The US officials said the investigation is ongoing and the findings are subject to change, the report added.

Earlier on Tuesday, Pentagon deputy spokesperson Sabrina Singh told reporters she had no update on the attack, adding that the assessment was ongoing.

Related articles

The Resistance Front: A Rising Threat in Jammu and Kashmir

I crossed paths with the 'The Resistance Front (TRF)' when a grenade was launched at the home of...

Police attach residential house of a terror association in J&K’s Anantnag

Srinagar: Police on Thursday attached the property of an alleged terror associate in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Police...

Macron says Iran released French national Louis Arnaud arrested in 2022

Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron has said that Iran has released French national Louis Arnaud, who was arrested...

Nadal, Alcaraz included in Spanish tennis team for Paris 2024

Madrid: New French Open champion Carlos Alcaraz and veteran Rafael Nadal, who has won a record 14 times...