3 senior ISIS leaders killed in U.S. airstrikes

December 18, 2014 7:39 PM

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Recent U.S. airstrikes killed three senior leaders of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Iraq, CBS News national security correspondent David Martin has confirmed.

Earlier, Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the Wall Street Journal that the military leaders were killed in strikes carried out in recent weeks that were designed to undercut the extremists' ability to arm its fighters and fund its operations.

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