Top commander of former Nusra group killed in aerial raid in Syria

By REUTERS
September 9, 2016 00:16

AMMAN - The top military commander of the militant Jabhat Fateh al Sham, a former al Qaeda offshoot in Syria, was killed in an aerial raid that targeted a meeting of the group's leaders, two rebel sources said on Thursday.

They said the commander, whose alias is Abu Omar Saraqeb, was killed at a location in the countryside of Aleppo. The nationality of the jets that hit the location was not immediately known.


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