Pentagon: Senior Islamic State official in Iraq killed in air strike

By REUTERS
May 9, 2016 22:31

 
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 An air strike by a US-led coalition killed a senior Islamic State official in Iraq, a Pentagon spokesman said on Monday.

The strike on May 6 killed Abu Wahib, Islamic State's chief military official in Anbar province, said Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook. The strike was on a vehicle carrying Abu Wahib, also known as Shakir Wahib, and three other Islamic State members near the town of Rutba, Cook said. 

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