US-Led Coalition Spokesman Also Says IS Commander Is Dead

March 15, 2016 10:26 AM

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A spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition battling the Islamic State group in Iraq has also confirmed the death of a top IS militant, Omar al-Shishani.

U.S. Army Col. Steve Warren said on Tuesday that the coalition is able to "assess that he is dead." Warren says they "got the word Monday morning."

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