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Pentagon Confirms Strike Against Al-Qaeda Leaders In Syria

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 31 Aug 2019, 10:54:14 PM
Pentagon Confirms Strike Against Al-Qaeda Leaders In Syria. (Representative image)

New Delhi:

US forces attacked leaders of an Al-Qaeda-linked group in Syria on Saturday, the Pentagon said.  The strike north of Idlib targeted leaders of the group the Pentagon calls Al-Qaeda in Syria (AQS) whom it blamed for "attacks threatening US citizens, our partners and innocent civilians," Lieutenant Colonel Earl Brown, a spokesman for the US Central Command said in a statement.

It did not say what kind of weapons were used.

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First Published : 31 Aug 2019, 10:11:42 PM

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