Russian military claims airstrike that killed senior Islamic State strategist

August 31, 2016 12:33 PM

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Russian military claims airstrike that killed senior Islamic State strategist

MOSCOW — Russia claimed Wednesday it carried out the airstrike in Syria that killed one of the Islamic State’s most senior leaders along with dozens of other fighters for the militant group.

The statement from Russia’s Defense Ministry cited “intelligence channels” confirming that the attack Tuesday near Aleppo killed Mohammed al-Adnani, the Islamic State’s main spokesman and a leading strategist involved in planning attacks overseas.

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