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Syrian Monitor: US Strike Did Not Kill Islamic State Commander

A group that monitors violence in Syria says an Islamic State militant described as the group's military commander was seriously injured, but not killed, in an airstrike last week. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Thursday that Tarkhan Batirashvili, also known as Abu Omar al-Shishani or "Omar the Chechen," was taken after the strike to the Islamic State stronghold in Raqqa, Syria for treatment. U.S. officials had said he was likely killed by the...

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