Lebanese army says kills Islamic State leader at Syrian border

BEIRUT – Lebanese forces killed an Islamic State leader on Thursday in an army operation in the mountainous border region with Syria, Lebanon’s National News Agency and a security source said.

The man was named as Nayif al-Shaalaan, and identified as Islamic State’s leader in the area by the security source. State media said he also went by the name Abu Fawz. The operation took place in the area of Arsal in north Lebanon.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4797178,00.html

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