UPDATE 3-U.S. launches fresh strikes on Khorasan group in Syria

November 6, 2014 8:16 PM

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WASHINGTON Nov 6 (Reuters) - The United States said it conducted air strikes on Wednesday night against the so-called Khorasan group, an al Qaeda-linked militant faction based in Syria, and said the group was plotting to attack Europe or the United States.

U.S. officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said a target of the strike was David Drugeon, a French-born militant and convert to Islam who some U.S. officials say is a bomb maker for the group.

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