Top Syrian Rebel Leader Zahran Alloush Reportedly Killed in Aerial Raid

December 25, 2015 5:21 PM

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Zahran Alloush, the head of Jaysh al Islam, one of the most powerful insurgent groups in the rebel-held suburbs of Damascus, was killed in an aerial raid that targeted his group's headquarters, two rebel sources said on Friday.

They said a secret headquarters of the group, which is the largest rebel faction in the area and has thousands of fighters, was targeted by what they described as Russian planes. A Jaysh al Islam member told VICE News that Alloush was killed during a meeting at the site, which was held in the town o...

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