This Article is From Sep 13, 2016

Pentagon Confirms ISIS Leader Abu Muhammad Al-Adnani Was Killed In August 30 Air Strike

Pentagon Confirms ISIS Leader Abu Muhammad Al-Adnani Was Killed In August 30 Air Strike

IS spokesman and head of external operations Abu Muhammad al-Adnani.

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon confirmed on Monday that ISIS leader Abu Muhammad al-Adnani was killed in a US air strike on Aug. 30 in Syria.

The United States had said on Aug. 30 that Adnani had been targeted in a strike, but it stopped short of confirming his death. Russia's Defense Ministry said on Aug. 31 that a Russian air strike had killed Adnani.

 
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