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US drone strike kills two suspected al-Qaeda officials in Idlib

The strike is believed to have killed a former member of Huras al-Din's Shura Council and a security official.

A US drone strike in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib killed two al-Qaeda officials and reportedly injured other people near the village of Arab Sa’id on Thursday.

The US Central Command claimed credit for the strike in an email to Al-Monitor on Thursday. Al-Qaeda in Syria “continues to present a threat to America and our allies,” Maj. Beth Riordan wrote.

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