French IS leader linked to Paris attacks 'killed in Syria air strike'


Charaffe el Mouadan was said to be a 'direct link' to Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the Paris attacks cell leader, according to US military official.

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A French Islamic State (IS) group leader with “direct” ties to the alleged orchestrator of the Paris attacks was among 10 of the group’s higher-ups killed in Syria and Iraq this month, the Pentagon said, reports FRANCE 24.