US targeted "prominent Al Qaeda" member in Syria

By REUTERS
October 3, 2016 19:22

WASHINGTON  - The United States targeted a prominent al Qaeda member in Syria with an air strike on Monday and was still assessing the results of the strike, a US Defense Department official told Reuters.

"We will not discuss specific operations or release information about air strikes against high-value targets until we can confirm it was a successful strike," the defense official said, speaking on the condition of anonymity.


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