U. S airstrike kills key al Qaeda leader, "Khorasan" chief

Published Apr 06 2021 at 9:40 AM GMT
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  • The Pentagon confirms a dangerous al Qaeda leader is dead, killed in aUS airstrike.
  • Muhsin al-Fadhli was a leader of the Khorasan group, a terror network plotting against the US and Europe.
  • Once a close associate of Osama bin Laden, al-Fadhli knew about 9/11 before the attacks.
  • The successful airstrike near Sarmada, Syria two weeks ago follows a hunt lasting years.
  • Holly Williams reports.




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  • Published Apr 6, 2021 9:40 AM GMT