The U.S. conducted airstrikes from an Iran-backed militia group in Iraq, U.S. officers claimed Thursday, coming into into a new phase of a military confrontation with Iran and its allies by retaliating for the deaths before this 7 days of two Americans and a British service member.

The U.S. strikes specific five separate weapons storage services in Iraq connected with Kataib Hezbollah, a Shiite militia group running in Iraq that U.S. officers claimed has commonly specific bases in which American servicemembers are primarily based.