US-led coalition eliminates senior ISIS commander

Israel National News reports: “A senior Islamic State (ISIS) commander involved was killed in an air strike in southeastern Syria on Sunday, the US military said, according to The Washington Post.

Col. Sean Ryan, a US military spokesman, identified the ISIS commander as Abu al-Umarayn and said he was killed in ‘precision strikes’ in a desert area known as Badiya.

Umarayn was involved in the execution of US hostage Peter Kassig in 2014. ISIS at the time had disseminated the video showing Kassig’s decapitated head after his beheading.

The US-led international coalition had reason to suspect that Umarayn posed an ‘immediate threat’ to coalition forces in the area, Ryan said in an emailed statement on Sunday…”

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