U.S. air strike in Syria kills more than 100 al Qaeda members: defense official | Reuters

 U.S. air strike in Syria kills more than 100 al Qaeda members: defense official
| Reuters

WASHINGTON A U.S. air strike on Thursday targeting an al Qaeda camp in Syria killed more than 100 members of the militant group, a U.S. 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.

(Reporting by Idrees Ali)

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Updated Date: Jan 20, 2017 23:01:59 IST