Islamic State commander in Falluja killed, U.S. military says

May 27, 2016 7:27 PM

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Islamic State commander in Falluja killed, U.S. military says

WASHINGTON/BAGHDAD U.S.-led coalition strikes supporting Iraqi forces in the recapture of Falluja have killed 70 Islamic State militants including the group's commander in the city, a U.S military spokesman said on Friday.

U.S. Army Colonel Steve Warren, a spokesman for the U.S.-led military campaign against Islamic State, said the coalition had carried out 20 strikes in support of the campaign over the past four days.

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