The strikes targeted Abu Hamzah al Yemeni, a “senior leader” of Al Qaeda-aligned Hurras al-Din.
TRUCKS CARRY belongings of people fleeing Maarat al-Numan, in northern Idlib, Syria, this week.-(photo credit: REUTERS/MAHMOUD HASSANO)
The strikes targeted Abu Hamzah al Yemeni, a “senior leader” of al Qaeda-aligned Hurras al-Din, while he was traveling alone on a motorcycle, the US military statement said.
It added that an initial review did not indicate civilian casualties.
The Syrian Civil Defence, a humanitarian organization, said in a tweet that a man was killed shortly before midnight after his motorcycle was targeted with two rockets, adding it has transferred the body to the forensic department in Idlib city.