Lebanese army kills Islamic State leader at Syrian border

By REUTERS
April 28, 2016 10:05

Lebanese forces killed an Islamic State leader on Thursday in an army operation in the mountainous border region with Syria, Lebanon's National News Agency and a security source said.

The man was named as Nayif al-Shaalaan, and identified as Islamic State's leader in the area by the security source.

State media said he also went by the name Abu Fawz.


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