Most Senior Al Qaeda Leader Killed in Syria

Most Senior Al Qaeda Leader Killed in Syria
Wed Nov 23, 2016 10:40:29

US Military confirmed most senior Al Qaeda leader killed in airstrike in Syria.

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Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said on Tuesday “Abu Afghan Al Masri senior Al Qaeda leader in Syria killed in an airstrike near Sarmada, on Syrian soil on Nov. 18 last week”.

Cook in Pentagon press briefing told reporters that Al Masri, an Egyptian, originally joined al Qaeda in Afghanistan and later moved to its Syrian affiliate.

“He had ties to terrorist groups operating throughout Southwest Asia including groups responsible for attacking US and coalition forces in Afghanistan and those plotting to attack the West,” Cook said.

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