France confirm killing of top ISIS leader, Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi responsible for the death of US soldiers in Africa.
France said it’s drone has killed a top ISIS militant leader. French officials say the top ISIS leader is believed to have masterminded the killing of four United States soldiers in Niger in 2017 and six French aid workers in 2020.
The operation planned and carried out in August between Mali and Niger border targeted the leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara. France said the operation started on August 17 and ended in August 20.
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“his death deals a decisive blow to the leadership of the Islamic State in the sahel. They will without a doubt have trouble replacing him” says armed forces minister of France, Florence Parly on Thursday September 17 during a press briefing.
The United States placed a $5million bounty for anyone who had information on his arrest after his masterminded killing of these four soldiers.
Source: Washington Post