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

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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.

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