Strike on IS cyber-fighter killed 3 civilians: US Army

The US Army acknowledges that a bombardment killing an Islamic State cyber-operative also killed three civilians in SyriaAn American bombardment that killed an Islamic State group cyber-operative in Syria last August also killed three civilians, the US Army acknowledged on Friday. The bombing August 24 in the IS stronghold of Raqqa, which killed cyber-combatant Junaid Hussain, was one of four incidents alleged to have caused civilian casualties that the US Central Command said it had closely analyzed. "It was assessed three civilians in the vicinity of the strikes were killed and five more were injured," said the Central Command, which is in charge of American forces in the Middle East and North Africa.


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