BEIRUT — Russia's
His death is a major blow to the extremist group, which has been on the retreat in Syria and Iraq.
The United States said it launched an airstrike targeting al-Adnani in the Syrian city of al-Bab, which is northeast of Aleppo. Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said on Tuesday the U.S. was "still assessing the results of the strike."
Al-Adnani persistently called for attacks against the West.
Zeina Karam, The Associated Press
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