Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Both Russia And The U.S. Are Taking Credit For The Death Of The Islamic State's #2 In An Air Strike

BBC: IS leader Adnani: Russia says its air strike killed him

A Russian air strike in Syria killed the chief strategist of so-called Islamic State (IS), the defence ministry in Moscow has said.

The Amaq news agency, linked to IS, earlier acknowledged that Abu Muhammad al-Adnani had died in Aleppo province.

Russia says Adnani died on Tuesday in a Su-34 bomber raid on Umm Hawsh village.

The US said earlier that its planes had targeted Adnani in al-Bab city, but that it was "still assessing results".

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WNU Editor: Russia is claiming that they killed him .... but the U.S. is also making the same claim .... Islamic State spokesman and strategist killed in Syria by U.S. airstrike (Washington Times).

More News On The Death Of Islamic State Spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani

IS spokesman killed in Syria in major blow to militant group -- AP
Key Islamic State leader killed in apparent U.S. strike in Syria -- Reuters
Russian military claims airstrike that killed senior Islamic State strategist -- Washington Post
Russia says it killed ISIS spokesman Mohammad al-Adnani -- CNN
Islamic State: Abu Muhammad al-Adnani 'killed in Aleppo' -- BBC
Russia Says Its Airstrike Killed ISIS' Abu Mohammed Al-Adnani -- NBC
Islamic State’s Top Spokesman Killed in Syria, Amaq Says -- Bloomberg
ISIL's Abu Mohamed al-Adnani 'dead in Syria's Aleppo' -- Al Jazeera
Abu Muhammad al-Adnani: Islamic State leader in charge of foreign attacks killed in Syria, reports say -- ABC News Online
'Islamic State' spokesman al-Adnani killed in Aleppo -- DW
ISIS second-in-command who was responsible for Paris attack and 'principal architect' of lone wolf strategy is killed in US airstrike -- Daily Mail
Isis dealt 'major blow' by death of second-in-command Abu Muhammad al-Adnani in victory for air campaign -- The Independent
Who Is Abu Mohammad al-Adnani? ISIS Spokesman Reportedly Killed In Syria -- International Business Times
Death of Islamic State's tactician comes at critical moment -- Reuters

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