Pentagon: 2 IS Leaders Killed in Airstrike on Iraq's Mosul

July 2, 2016 9:13 AM

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BAGHDAD — The Pentagon says two senior Islamic State group commanders were killed in a U.S. airstrike in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on June 25.

In a statement late Thursday, the Pentagon says the strike killed IS's deputy war minister, Basim Muhammad Ahmad Sultan al-Bajari, and a military commander named Hatim Talib al-Hamduni.

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