US army kills senior Islamic State official in Syria

CAIRO (Reuters) - The U.S. Central Command said on Wednesday it had conducted an airstrike in Syria that killed a senior Islamic State official and facilitator named Usamah Jamal Muhammad Ibrahim al-Janabi.

"His death will disrupt ISIS’s ability to resource and conduct terror attacks," it said in a statement on X.

It said: "There is no indication any civilians were harmed in this strike."

(Reporting by Yomna Ehab, and Muhammad Al Gebaly; Editing by Alison Williams)