Aide to Islamic State's Baghdadi killed near Falluja: Iraqi TV

Reuters News
Posted: Nov 10, 2014 4:59 AM

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An air strike has killed an aide to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi near the Iraqi city of Falluja, state television reported on Monday.

State television identified the man as Abu Huthaifa al-Yamani. It did not say when the strike took place or give further details. It was not immediately possible to confirm the death or whether Yamani was an aide to Baghdadi.

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(Reporting by Ahmed Rasheed; Writing by Michael Georgy, editing by John Stonestreet)