US says it killed IS information minister al-Fayad

September 16, 2016 7:39 PM

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The Pentagon says a US air strike has killed one of so-called Islamic State's most senior leaders, Wa'il Adil Hasan Salman al-Fayad, in Syria.

Also known as "Dr Wa'il", he was minister of information for IS, and oversaw the production of propaganda videos showing executions.

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