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    Abu Afghan al-Masri, a senior al-Qaeda leader in Syria, has been killed in a US airstrike, US Department of Defense spokesman Peter Cook said on Tuesday.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Al-Masri was killed in a US airstrike in Syria on November 18, Cook said.

    "Al-Masri was killed in a November 18 airstrike in rural Syria," Cook told reporters.

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