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Isis leader behind Turkey nightclub attack is killed by US forces in secretive raid  

A Turkish police officer patrols at the Reina nightclub in Istanbul, three days after a gunman killed 39 people. Abdurakhmon Uzbeki, who was linked to the attack, has been killed by US forces in Syria. The United States has announced that a secret military ground operation killed an Islamic State operative seen as a close associate of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and linked to an attack on a Turkish nightclub that left 39 people dead.

Abdurakhmon Uzbeki, who was believed to be from Uzbekistan, was killed during the ground assault near Mayadin, Syria, on 6 April, said Colonel John Thomas, a spokesman for the US military’s central command. Read more HERE.

Published on 22/04/2017 @ 11h29   | |