March 30, 2018 / 4:41 PM / a month ago

British soldier killed by improvised bomb in Syria, Sky News reports

LONDON (Reuters) - A British soldier has been killed by an improvised explosive device in Syria, Sky News reported on Friday, quoting a U.K. Ministry of Defence spokesperson.

Earlier, U.S. officials said an American service member was one of two people killed by an improvised bomb in Syria overnight, the first coalition service members to die in an attack there this year.

Reporting by Larry King

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