United States Central Command claimed in a statement that a senior ISIS leader who plotted strikes into Europe was killed in a US strike in Syria. CENTCOM claimed in a statement released to Twitter that the strike on Monday was a “unilateral” American action that resulted in the death of Khalid ‘Aydd Ahmad al-Jabouri.
Al-Jabouri was a senior ISIS figure who “was responsible for planning ISIS attacks into Europe and developed the leadership structure for ISIS,” CENTCOM said. According to CENTCOM, the strike had no negative effects on civilians.
“ISIS continues to represent a threat to the region and beyond,” CENTCOM commander, Gen. Erik Kurilla, said in the statement. “Though degraded, the group remains able to conduct operations within the region with a desire to strike beyond the Middle East.”
According to the statement, “alongside partner forces in Iraq and Syria continues.” is the result of Al-death. Jabouri’s The United States has declared its continued support for the effort to destroy ISIS, saying that it is conducting operations “with partner forces in Iraq and Syria.”
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A prominent ISIS leader, Hamza al-Homsi, was killed in a helicopter raid in Syria by the United States military and the Syrian Democratic Forces a little over a month ago. According to CENTCOM, an “explosion” during the mission injured four American service members and a working dog.
CNN was told by officials that American troops were “near to” al-Homsi when the bomb went off, killing al-Homsi and wounding the troops.
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