Airstrike Kills ISIS Minister Responsible for Some Execution Videos, Pentagon Says

Airstrike Kills ISIS Minister Responsible for Some Execution Videos, Pentagon SaysAn airstrike has killed a senior ISIS leader who, as the group’s minister of information, produced some of its gruesome execution videos, the Pentagon announced today. A U.S. official described “Dr. Wa’il” as one of ISIS’s top leaders who had special access to ISIS’s senior leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The confirmed death of “Dr. Wa’il” is the second strike in the last two weeks targeting a senior ISIS leader involved in ISIS’s media operation.

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