Islamic State operative al-Shishani may have been killed in air strike - CNN | Reuters

WASHINGTON The United States is trying to determine whether top Islamic State operative Abu Omar al-Shishani was killed in a recent air strike in which he was targeted, CNN reported, citing several unnamed U.S. officials.

CNN said the air strike was conducted on Friday near the Syrian town of al-Shaddadi.

(Reporting by Timothy Ahmann, editing by G Crosse)

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Updated Date: Mar 09, 2016 01:31 AM

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