US Airstrike Kills Islamic State Operative in Iraq: Official

June 22, 2015 11:30 PM

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US Airstrike Kills Islamic State Operative in Iraq: Official

Washington: A US airstrike in northern Iraq has killed an Islamic State operative who was a person of interest in the attack in the 2012 Benghazi attack, the Pentagon said Monday.

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

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