US air strike in Syria kills more than 100 al Qaeda members

A US air strike on Thursday targeting an al Qaeda camp in Syria killed more than 100 members of the militant group. (File Photo: AFP)

A US air strike on Thursday targeting an al Qaeda camp in Syria killed more than 100 members of the militant group, a US defense official said on Friday.

The official, who was speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the air strike was primarily carried out by a B-52 bomber and dropped 14 munitions.

The official added that the strike against the camp took place in Idlib province, west of Aleppo.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:48 - GMT 06:48
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