US central command says they killed ISIS leader Usamah al-Mahajir in Eastern Syria on July 7 – statement


CAIRO (Reuters) – The US Central Command announced on Sunday that they conducted a strike on July 7 that killed Usamah al-Muhajir, an ISIS leader in Eastern Syria, according to a statement.

“The strike on Friday was conducted by the same MQ-9s that had, earlier in the day, been harassed by Russian aircraft in an encounter that had lasted almost two hours,” the statement added.

(Reporting by Adam Makary and Omar Abdel Razek;Editing by Elaine Hardcastle)

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