US airstrike: Al Qaeda’s top commander killed in Syria

Al Qaeda's top commander killed in Syria

Washington: Al Qaeda’s top commander Abdul Hamid al-Matar (Top Al Qaeda Leader Abdul Hamid al-Matar) has been killed in an airstrike in Syria by the US Army. On Friday, US Central Command spokesman Major John Rigsby gave this information. He said that al-Qaeda remains a threat to America and its allies. Al Qaeda uses Syria as a safe haven. From here he carries out terrorist attacks around the world. He said that after the death of this big leader of Al Qaeda, the operations of Al Qaeda will be interrupted.

Where and how was the attack carried out?
The attack comes two days after an attack on a US post in southern Syria. However, Rigsby did not say whether the US drone strike was in retaliation. According to Rigsby, “Abdul Hamid al-Matar, a senior al-Qaeda leader, was killed in a US airstrike today in northwestern Syria. For this, MQ-9 aircraft were used. No civilian has died in this attack.

Al Qaeda's top commander killed in Syria

“Al-Qaeda uses Syria as a safe haven for reconstruction, coordinating with external allies and planning external operations,” he said. Al-Qaeda also uses Syria as a base for threats reaching Syria, Iraq, and beyond.”

The statement said the US will continue to target members of al-Qaeda and other terrorist organizations that seek to harm the US.