IS commander among 11 killed in Syria air raids: monitor

A screen grab taken from a video released by the French army shows French army Rafale fighter jets and Mirage 2000 fighter jets bombing a series of Islamic State (IS) group sites in Raqa, SyriaA commander and a child soldier were among 11 Islamic State group fighters killed Tuesday in air strikes on Raqa, the jihadists’ de facto capital in Syria, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights was unable to specify the nationality of the aircraft that carried out the raids nor the identity of the slain commander. The man was killed in a strike on the Ferdaos district, while raids elsewhere in and around the city killed 10, including a child soldier from the ranks of the “Cubs of the Caliphate”, said the Observatory.

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