Syria

Syria Claims Al Qaeda-Linked Rebel Leader Killed

Abu Mohammad al-Golani

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Syrian state-run TV says the leader of the powerful al-Qaida-linked Jabhat al-Nusra has been killed.

The one-line report, which could not be immediately confirmed, says Abu Mohammad al-Golani was killed in the coastal province of Latakia. It did not say when or give other details. Opposition groups had no immediate comment on the report.

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