US air strike killed an al Qaeda leader in Syria

By REUTERS
January 19, 2017 22:10

A US air strike killed an al Qaeda leader in Syria on Tuesday, the Pentagon said in a statement on Thursday.

Mohammad Habib Boussadoun al-Tunisi, a Tunisian who was involved in "external operations and has been connected to terrorist plots to attack Western targets," was killed in the strike near Idlib in Syria, the statement said.


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