Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is the leader of the Islamic State. The United States claims to have killed his second-in-command in an air strike near Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, Aug. 18.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is the leader of the Islamic State. The United States claims to have killed his second-in-command in an air strike near Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, Aug. 18. Uncredited AP
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is the leader of the Islamic State. The United States claims to have killed his second-in-command in an air strike near Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, Aug. 18. Uncredited AP

U.S. says it killed Islamic State’s No. 2 in Iraq airstrike

August 21, 2015 06:42 PM

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