Senior Islamic State leader in Iraq, Abu Wahib, ‘killed’ by US airstrike


Former Al-Qaida fighter was killed with 3 various other militants when his vehicle was struck in Rutba, western Iraq

< img src =''/ > A senior Islamic State leader in Iraqs Anbar district has been killed by a coalition airstrike, according to the Government.

Abu Wahib as well as three various other Isis militants were eliminated when their car was struck on 6 May in Rutba, baseding on Peter Cook, the Pentagon spokesman.

He claimed Wahibs death was an impact to the groups management.

A senior US official claimed it was an American airstrike.

Cook claimed Wahib was a