Two Islamic State members killed in air strike in northern Syria, says US military

The U.S. military has said that it carried out an air strike in northern Syria yesterday, October 6 that killed two Islamic State members including a leader it named as Abu-Hashum al-Umawi.

The strike came just hours after a rare U.S. helicopter raid on a government-held village in Syria's northeast which killed another Islamic State official. The U.S. military's Central Command said initial assessments indicated no civilian casualties. There were no U.S. military casualties also.

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