Monday, October 12, 2015

France’s Syria strikes may have killed French jihadists — official

French air strikes in Syria may have killed French jihadists, a source close to Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Monday, although the defense ministry said the information could not yet be confirmed.

The strikes overnight Thursday to Friday targeted a training camp for Islamic State militants in the conflict-torn country — the second time that French jets have targeted IS camps in Syria.

“The strikes have killed jihadists. There might well be French jihadists among them,” said the source in the delegation of Valls, who is currently visiting Jordan as part of a Middle East tour. (READ MORE)  (READ MORE)