Syrian state TV: Assad forces kill 5 Islamic State leaders in eastern Syria

BEIRUT – The Syrian army has killed five Islamic State leaders in an attack in eastern Syria, Syrian state TV reported on Saturday.

A headline bar quoting the state TV correspondent in the eastern province of Deir al-Zor identified the five as Saudi, Turkish, Chechen, Jordanian and Iraqi.

The United States said on Saturday its US special forces had carried out a raid that killed a Tunisian identified as a leading Islamic State member in the same area of Syria

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4658339,00.html

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