Planned Al Qaeda Attack Cut Short with One Way Ticket to Hell

  • 07/01/2019 12:00 AM
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
Islamist terrorists in Syria were plotting to kill American citizens – but the U.S. Air Force had other plans. 

The airstrike reportedly killed six Al Qaeda commanders. (Fox News)

Al Qaeda-linked militants control wide swaths of northern Syria, mostly in Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold in the war-torn country.

U.S. military officials said northern Syria remains a "safe haven" for Al Qaeda leaders actively coordinating terrorist attacks.

"With our allies and partners, we will continue to target [ISIS] and Al Qaeda to prevent both groups from using Syria as a safe haven," the statement said.

It's been more than two years since the U.S. military struck al Qaeda fighters inside Syria.

 Source: AAN
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