Several IS leaders in Iraq killed in air strikes

December 18, 2014 9:15 PM

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Several IS leaders in Iraq killed in air strikes

WASHINGTON: Several leaders of the Islamic State group have been killed in US air strikes in northern Iraq in recent weeks, a US defence official said on Thursday (Dec 18).

"These were the result of a series of air strikes this month carried out over the course of several days," the official told AFP on condition of anonymity. "We've long said that command and control, including leadership, remain valid targets."

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