Islamic State Second-in-Command Killed in Airstrike: WSJ

The Pentagon said it could not confirm a statement from Iraq's Ministry of Defense

A U.S. coalition airstrike killed the Islamic State's second-in-command, Abu Ala Al Afri, Iraq's Defense Ministry said on Wednesday. The Wall Street Journal reports that the strike targeted a meeting of the group's leaders at a mosque in the Iraqi city of Tal Afar.

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