US bombs al Qaeda offshoot Khorasan for third time: Military

 American aircraft bombed the Khorasan group in Syria on Thursday, in the third attack on the Al-Qaeda offshoot since early August, the US military`s Central Command said.

Washington: American aircraft bombed the Khorasan group in Syria on Thursday, in the third attack on the Al-Qaeda offshoot since early August, the US military`s Central Command said.

"We can confirm that US aircraft struck a target in Syria earlier today associated with a network of veteran Al-Qaeda operatives, sometimes called the `Khorasan group,` who are plotting external attacks against the United States and our allies," spokesman Colonel Patrick Ryder told AFP.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. You can find out more by clicking this link

Close