Islamic State says its spokesman killed in Syria: Amaq News

Reuters News
Posted: Aug 30, 2016 2:18 PM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, one of the jihadist group's longest-serving officials, has been killed in Aleppo in Syria, its Amaq News Agency reported on Tuesday in a statement distributed by the group's supporters.

Amaq reported that Adnani was killed "while surveying the operations to repel the military campaigns against Aleppo".

(Reporting by Angus McDowall; editing by Mark Heinrich)