A US special forces raid in north-western Syria targeted the leader of the jihadist group Islamic State (IS), President Joe Biden has announced.
United States Announce Death Of Leader Of Terrorirst Group ISIS
“Thanks to the skill and bravery of our armed forces, we have taken off the battlefield Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi,” a statement said.
All Americans involved in the operation had returned safely, he added.
Syrian first responders said 13 people, including six children, were killed in the opposition-held town of Atmeh.
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