Feedback
News
ISIS Terror

U.S. Kills Three ISIS Leaders in Iraq Strikes, Officials Say

Where Does ISIS Get Its Money? 0:40

Three leaders of ISIS have been killed by American airstrikes in Iraq in the past month and a half, U.S. defense officials said Thursday.

They were identified as Haji Mutazz, a deputy to the ISIS leader; Abd al-Basit, the top military commander; and Radwin Talib, who is in control of ISIS in Iraq. They were described as mid- to high-level leaders.

One official called the deaths of Mutazz and al-Basit in particular a "serious blow to ISIS command and control." The official said that the setback may be temporary because ISIS has plenty of willing replacements.

IN-DEPTH

— Jim Miklaszewski