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June 15, 2015 9:50 am

Report: US Airstrike Kills Key North African Terrorist Leader

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A U.S. airstrike in Libya reportedly targeted terrorist Mokhtar Belmokhtar. Photo: Screenshot.

A U.S. airstrike in Libya reportedly targeted terrorist Mokhtar Belmokhtar. Photo: Screenshot.

A U.S. plane carried out a strike inside Libya on Sunday, reportedly killing a key terror figure in North Africa, U.S. and Libyan officials said.

The target was Mokhtar Belmokhtar, a veteran Islamist fighter affiliated with al-Qaeda in North Africa, a U.S. official told CNN.

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