Another ISIL heavy iced with missile strike as he got on his motorcycle

Washington Examiner:
The Pentagon says it has succeeded in taking another senior Islamic State leader off the battlefield.

Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said the U.S. has confirmed that a precision airstrike Sept. 7 near Raqqa, Syria, killed "Dr. Wa'il", also known as Wa'il Adil Hasan Salman al-Fayad, one of the Islamic State's most senior leaders.

A Pentagon official, who requested anonymity, told the Washington Examiner that Dr. Wa'il was hit by a missile from a U.S. drone as he got on a motorcycle outside his home. No one else was hit in the strike.

The Pentagon said Dr. Wa'il was essentially the Islamic State's minister of information and was a prominent member of the terrorist group's Senior Shura Council, the Islamic State's leadership organisation.

"Wa'il oversaw ISIL's production of terrorist propaganda videos showing torture and executions," Cook said in a statement issued Friday afternoon. "He was a close associate of Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, the ISIL spokesman and leader for plotting and inspiring external terror attacks."
Al-Adnani was recently killed in a drone strike near Aleppo.  This should be a big lost for the ISIL propaganda arm.  It has become very dangerous to be  an ISIL leader.  From Raqqa to Mosul they are being killed by drone strikes and snipers.


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