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Pentagon: US Targets 'Prominent Al-Qaida Member' in Syria Airstrike

Pentagon: US Targets 'Prominent Al-Qaida Member' in Syria Airstrike

Smoke rises after airstrikes in Kafr Nabel of the Idlib province, western Syria, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. (Hadi Al-Abdallah via AP)

Monday, 03 October 2016 12:24 PM

A US airstrike targeted a "prominent" al-Qaida member in Syria on Monday, the Pentagon said, amid reports a senior leader of the group was killed near Idlib.

"We can confirm that we targeted a prominent al-Qaida member in Syria, and we are assessing the results of the operation at this time," Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis said.

 

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A US airstrike targeted a "prominent" al-Qaida member in Syria on Monday, the Pentagon said, amid reports a senior leader of the group was killed near Idlib.
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