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Top al-Qaeda Leader Killed in U.S. Airstrike in Syria

The Free Beacon [1] reported:

““Muhsin al-Fadhli, a longtime al-Qaeda operative, was killed in a kinetic strike July 8 while traveling in a vehicle near Sarmada, Syria. Al-Fadhli was the leader of a network of veteran al-Qaeda operatives, sometimes called the Khorasan Group, who are plotting external attacks against the United States and our allies,” Capt. Jeff Davis, Director of Press Operations at the Pentagon, said in a statement.”