US says coalition didn't bomb mosque despite Iraq's claims

WASHINGTON - The US military on Wednesday strongly denied claims by Iraq's government that a coalition air strike hit a mosque where the deputy commander of Islamic State insurgents had been meeting other insurgents in the north of the country.
The US military's Central Command, in a statement, also said it had no information to corroborate reporting about Iraqi claims that the militant leader, Abu Alaa al-Afari, had been killed in such a strike
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