First American killed fighting ISIS in Syria

Keith Broomfield, 36, from Westminster, Mass. was confirmed by the State Department as have been killed in Syria. Kurdish sources reported that the American who had volunteered to join Kurdish fighters died in battle with ISIS in the Kobani district. It is not clear when this happened. News of Broomfield’s death came as President Barack Obama authorized the deployment of 450 additional military personnel to help Iraqi forces battling ISIS to recover Ramadi.

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