US air strike kills IS operative in Iraq

June 23, 2015 6:46 AM

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A US air strike in northern Iraq has killed an Islamic State operative who was a person of interest in the 2012 Benghazi attack, the Pentagon says.

Pentagon spokesman Colonel Steve Warren says Ali bin al-Tahar bin al-Falih al-'Awni al-Harzi of Tunisia was killed in Mosul on June 15.

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