U.S. drone strike targeted ‘Jihadi John,’ Briton linked to hostage beheadings

November 13, 2015 3:33 AM

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The U.S. military launched a drone strike Thursday targeting “Jihadi John,” the masked Islamic State terrorist who beheaded several Western hostages in Syria and came to symbolize the brutality of the militant group, U.S. officials said.

But the Pentagon is still working to determine whether the strike actually killed the militant, Briton Mohammed Emwazi.

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