Triple blow- One more ISIS top man killed

New Delhi, May 16: In yet another setback for the dreaded ISIS a senior commander Abu Sayaf was killed in Syria. The Pentagon while announcing his death said that no US soldier was killed in the attack.

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The US forces also managed to capture Sayaf's wife. Sayaf was in charge of the oil fields that the ISIS had captured in Syria.

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Triple blow:
This is a triple blow for the ISIS in the past month. Earlier this month it's supreme commander Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was injured severely in an attack. Two days ago the second in command Abu al Afri was killed in an airstrike.

Bhagdadi had only a day back released an audio clip in which he sought to lift the sagging morale of his fighters. He even made a reference to the war in Yemen which suggested that the clip was recent.

Today the Pentagon announced that during the raid Abu Sayyaf was killed.‎ The Pentagon statement also said that commandos freed "a young Yazidi woman who appears to have been held as a slave" Abu Sayyaf and his wife.

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