Syrian Media: Islamic State ‘War Minister’ Killed East of Aleppo

BEIRUT (Reuters) -
An Islamic State flag. (Reuters/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo)

Senior Islamic State terrorists, including the group’s “minister of war,” have been killed in Syrian army operations to the east of Aleppo, Syrian state media cited a military source as saying on Wednesday.

The “minister of war” was identified as Abu Musab al-Masri. The military source said he was among a number of senior Islamic State terrorists killed in the army operations, who included Saudis and Iraqis.