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Daesh Info Minister Killed In Airstrike

A U.S-led coalition air strike on Sept. 7 killed a Daesh militant group leader who oversaw the militant group’s propaganda.

Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said in a statement that the air strike took place near Raqqa, Syria, and targeted and killed Wa’il Adil Hasan Salman al-Fayad, also known as Dr. Wa’il.

The Pentagon said Wa’il was minister of information and was a close associate of the group’s spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani.

Wa’il was also the leader for plotting and inspiring external terror attacks.

It was reported that Wa’il was targeted by the air strike while he was on a motorcycle outside his house.

On August 30, the Daesh group said Adnani was killed in a U.S air strike in Syria, which was later confirmed by the Pentagon.