Syria: ISIS leader killed in US raid

Khaled Aydd Ahmad al-Jabouri was killed

Syria: ISIS leader killed in US raid

Khaled Aydd Ahmad al-Jabouri was killed. This man, leader of the jihadist group Islamic State, accused of being responsible for attacks in Europe, died during an American strike in Syria on Tuesday April 4, announced the American military command for the Middle East (Centcom). . The terrorist was notably "responsible for planning ISIS attacks in Europe," Centcom said in a statement, noting that his death would "temporarily disrupt the organization's ability to stage attacks overseas. ". The US military command did not specify where the strike took place in Syria, but said no civilians were killed or injured in the raid.

"ISIS continues to pose a threat to the region and beyond," said the head of the US military command for the Middle East, General Michael Kurilla, quoted in the press release. “Even weakened, the group remains capable of conducting operations in the region, with the will to strike beyond the Middle East. »