Osama al-Muhajer killed in drone raid in eastern Syria on July 7
The United States Central Command (CENTCOM) said Sunday the Daesh/ISIS leader had been killed in a drone strike in eastern Syria.
In a statement, CENTCOM Commander Gen. Michael Kurilla said the strike that targeted Daesh/ISIS chief Osama al-Muhajer was carried out on July 7.
“We have made it clear that we remain committed to the defeat of Daesh/ISIS throughout the region,” Kurilla said.
“Daesh/ISIS remains a threat, not only to the region but well beyond,” he added.
No civilians were killed in the drone raid, CENTCOM said.