Monday, May 9, 2016

Breaking News: Pentagon : ISIS leader killed in airstrike

ISIS leader for Iraq's Anbar province killed in airstrike: Pentagon

A U.S.-led coalition airstrike has killed a senior Islamic State leader in Iraq's Anbar province and three other extremists, the Pentagon said Monday.

Smoke billows following a reported air strike by the US-led coalition on February 3, 2016 in the area of al-Sajariyah area, east of the city of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's Anbar province, 120 kilometers west of Baghdad.

"On May 6, a coalition airstrike targeted Abu Wahib, ISIL's military emir for Anbar province and a former member of Al-Qaeda in Iraq who has appeared in ISIL execution videos," Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said, using an acronym for ISIS.