Syrian state TV: Islamic State "war minister" killed east of Aleppo

Reuters , Wednesday 24 May 2017

Senior Islamic State (IS) militants including the group's "minister of war" have been killed in Syrian army operations to the east of Aleppo, Syrian state media cited a military source as saying on Wednesday.

The "minister of war" was identified as Abu Musab al-Masri. The military source said he was among a number of senior IS militants killed in the army operations, who included Saudis and Iraqis.

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