Al Jazeera: Two ISIL rebels killed in US helicopter raid in Syria: CENTCOM
US Central Command announces the killing less than two weeks after ISIL announced its leader was killed in battle.
United States forces have killed two members of the ISIL (ISIS) armed group in eastern Syria in a helicopter raid, the US military said in a statement on Sunday without specifying the location of the overnight operation.
The forces “conducted a successful helicopter raid in eastern Syria at 2:57am (23:57 GMT)… killing two ISIS officials,” US Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a statement, using an alternative acronym for ISIL.
Read more ….
United States Has Killed Two Senior Islamic State Members In A Helicopter Raid In Eastern Syria
Helicopter raid kills Islamic State officials in Syria, US says — ABC News
US kills two ISIS officials in helicopter raid in eastern Syria, US Central Command says — CNN
US Forces Kill 2 Islamic State ‘Officials’ in Syria Raid — VOA/AFP
U.S. announces death of two senior Islamic State leaders in airstrike in Syria — News 360
U.S. forces kill two ISIS officials in eastern Syria — Axios