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US Says Drone Strike Killed Number 2 IS Leader

U.S. officials say the number two leader of the Islamic State group has been killed in a drone strike in Iraq. A National Security Council spokesman said Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali, also known as Hajji Mutazz, was killed in an airstrike on August 18 while traveling near the Iraqi city of Mosul, which fell into IS hands last year. Spokesman Ned Price said the strike also killed an IS media operative known as Abu Abdullah. The NSC statement identified al-Hayali as a member of the extremist...

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