Report: US air strike in Syria kills more than 100 al Qaida members

January 20, 2017 19:13

WASHINGTON - A US air strike on Thursday targeting an al Qaeda camp in Syria killed more than 100 members of the militant group, a US defense official said on Friday.

The official, who was speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the air strike was primarily carried out by a B-52 bomber and dropped 14 munitions.

The official added that the strike against the camp took place in Idlib province, west of Aleppo.

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