IS spokesman killed in Aleppo, Syria, Amaq News Agency reported
A spokesman for so-called Islamic State (IS) has been killed in Syria, IS-affiliated media say.
In a statement distributed by the group’s supporters, Amaq News Agency reported that Abu Muhammad al-Adnani died in the city of Aleppo.
He was killed “while surveying the operations to repel the military campaigns against Aleppo”, it said.
Al-Adnani was reportedly one of the jihadist group’s longest-serving officials.
It is not clear whether he was killed by ground forces or in an air strike.
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