U.S. confirms airstrike killed two Islamic State commanders

July 2, 2016 1:49 PM

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U.S. confirms airstrike killed two Islamic State commanders

WASHINGTON, July 2 (UPI) -- The United States confirmed an airstrike near Mosul killed two senior Islamic State commanders.

According to a statement by the Pentagon a "precision strike" on June 25 killed Basim Muhammad Ahmad Sultan al-Bajari, IS's deputy minister of war, and Hatim Talib al-Hamduni, an IS military commander in Mosul.

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