Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
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US air strikes target Islamic State gathering in Iraq

Coalition air strikes have targeted a gathering of Islamic State leaders near Mosul in northern Iraq, the US has said.

Friday's strikes destroyed a convoy of vehicles, a US defence official said, but could not confirm whether IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was present.

Baghdadi made a rare public appearance at a mosque in Mosul in July.

Ben Bland reports.

  • 09 Nov 2014
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