Islamic State's second-in-command killed in raid in Syria: reports

March 25, 2016 2:31 PM

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Islamic State's second-in-command killed in raid in Syria: reports

WASHINGTON Islamic State's second-in-command was killed in a raid in Syria on Thursday, U.S. media outlets reported on Friday, citing senior U.S. officials.

The commander, who went by several aliases and was a senior religious leader within the militant group, is believed to have been killed in a U.S. air strike, NBC News reported.

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