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US Launches Air Strike on ‘Senior al-Qaeda Leader’ in Idlib, Syria

Sputnik International

By Morgan Artyukhina – September 20, 2021

The Pentagon announced on Monday it had carried out an airstrike against a senior leader of Al-Qaeda* located in Idlib Governorate, the northern Syrian province occupied by Turkish troops and radical Muslim rebel militias.
“US forces conducted a kinetic counterterrorism strike near Idlib, Syria, today, on a senior al-Qaeda leader. Initial indications are that we struck the individual we were aiming for, and there are no indications of civilian casualties as a result of the strike,” Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby said on Monday.

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