Strike kills al Qaeda`s Khorasan Group leader in Syria: Pentagon

The alleged leader of al Qaeda`s Khorasan Group was killed in a July 8 air strike by the US-led coalition while traveling in a vehicle in northern Syria, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

AFP| Last Updated: Jul 22, 2015, 08:32 AM IST

Washington: The alleged leader of al Qaeda`s Khorasan Group was killed in a July 8 air strike by the US-led coalition while traveling in a vehicle in northern Syria, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

Muhsin al-Fadhli, "was a senior al Qaeda facilitator who was among the few trusted Al-Qaeda leaders who received advance notification of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States," said Captain Jeff Davis, a Defense Department spokesman.