Saturday, October 23, 2021

Senior al-Qaeda commander in Syria killed by US army- Pentagon - The Jerusalem Post

The US military killed Abdul Hamid al-Matar, a senior commander in al-Qaeda, in a drone strike in Syria on Friday night, the US CENTCOM spokesman announced.

"The removal of the senior al-Qaeda leader will disrupt the terror organization's ability to carry out global attacks that threaten citizens of the United States, our allies and innocent civilians," said the spokesman Maj. John Rigsby.

 The strike comes two days after a US outpost in southern Syria was attacked.

 Rigsbee did not say if the US drone strike was carried out in retaliation for the attack. He also did not say which area of Syria the strike was conducted....

1 comment :

  1. The US military eliminated one of the Al-Qaeda (outlawed in Russia) leaders in an air strike in the northwest of Syria, the US Central Command said in a statement.

    "A US airstrike today in northwest Syria killed senior al-Qaeda leader Abdul Hamid al-Matar," the statement said adding that the strike was delivered with the use of a drone.

    "We have no indications of civilian casualties as a result of the strike, which was conducted using an MQ-9 aircraft," according to the statement.

    "Al-Qaeda continues to present a threat to America and our allies. ... The U.S. will continue to target members of al-Qaeda and other terrorist organizations who intend to harm the U.S. homeland," the statement added.

    US Army Major John Rigsbee was quoted in the statement as saying that "The removal of this Al-Qaeda senior leader will disrupt the terrorist organization's ability to further plot and carry out global attacks threatening U.S. citizens, our partners, and innocent civilians.".


Only News

Calculadora para la Cola de Vacunación en México

Featured Post

“The U.S. must stop supporting terrorists who are destroying Syria and her people" : US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard

US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard, recently visited Syria, and even met with President Bashar Al-Assad. She also visited the recently libe...

Blog Widget by LinkWithin