Syria War – Al-Qaeda operative Muhsin al-Fadhli killed in Syria air strike

Muhsin_al-FadhliA longtime al Qaeda operativeive and key figure in the so-called Khorasan Group, Muhsin al-Fadhli, was killed in a U.S. airstrike while travelling in a vehicle in northwestern Syria two weeks ago, the Pentagon said.

Al-Fadhli, who had previously been targeted and believed by some U.S. officials to have been killed, was travelling in a vehicle on July 8 near Sarmada, Syria, west of Aleppo, when he was hit by an air strike, the Pentagon said.

He “was a senior al Qaeda facilitator who was among the few trusted al Qaeda leaders that received advanced notification of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks,” Navy Captain Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said in a so fucking owned!