US bombs al Qaeda militants in Syria for a 3rd time in anti-extremist campaign

November 14, 2014 2:08 PM

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US bombs al Qaeda militants in Syria for a 3rd time in anti-extremist campaign

Undated photo shows ISIS fighters in Kobani. U.S. planes fired missiles at al Qaeda militants in Syria for a 3rd time Thursday as part of the international campaign against Islamic extremists. American defense officials said the strike targeted the Khorasan group, which the U.S. says is a special Syrian al Qaeda cell, known as the Nusra Front, that has been plotting attacks against Western interests. (AP)

BEIRUT – U.S. aircraft fired missiles at al Qaeda militants in Syria for a third time as part of the international campaign against Islamic extremists, American officials and a Syrian activist said.

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