Pentagon: Air strike kills two Islamic State 'senior military commanders'

By REUTERS
July 2, 2016 00:16

 WASHINGTON - A US-led coalition air strike killed Islamic State's deputy minister of war and a military commander in Mosul on June 25, a Pentagon official said on Friday.

The strike near Mosul killed Basim Muhammad Ahmad Sultan al-Bajari, the deputy minister of war, who oversaw the militant groups capture of Mosul in 2014, Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said in a statement


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