Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Ramadan Death Count Round Up (July 14th, 2015)

(Syria) Two senior Islamic State leaders were killed in an air strike in northeastern Syria on Monday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. The lucky jihad lottery winners were identified as an Iraqi, Abu Osama al-Iraqi, and a Syrian named Amer al-Rafdan.

ISIS' chief singer and songwriter has been killed in airstrikes in eastern Syria, CBS News' Khaled Wassef reports. Maher Meshaal, also known as Abu Hajar al-Hadrami, a Saudi National, was killed Saturday in airstrikes south of the city of Al Hasaka.

A double suicide bombing in northern Syria on Tuesday targeted the headquarters of an ultraconservative Islamic rebel group, killing its leader and 6 other high ranking members.

(Libya) Ten Libyan soldiers were killed fighting Islamist groups in the war-torn city of Benghazi on Monday, medics and military officials said.

Libyan migration department spokesman, said on Tuesday in Tripoli that no fewer than 100 bodies, presumably of sub-Saharan boat migrants, were washed up near the Libyan city of Tajoura.

(Afghanistan) At least 14 terrorists were killed and another 11 wounded during a "I’m the king of the castle" bunfight between idiots from ISIS and the Taliban in the Chaparhar district of eastern Nangarhar province.

(Somalia) 32 people killed in al-Shabab attack on southern Somali district. African Union forces in Somalia say they killed 25 al-Shabab militants who attacked a district in the country's south. Five soldiers and two civilians also died in the five-hour attack Monday on Rage Celle.

(China) Chinese police on Monday shot dead three knife-wielding men they characterized as "terrorists" from a mostly Muslim province in the country's west, according to reports.

(Nigeria) Boko Haram assailants killed 43 people in Kalwa, Misala and Gwollam villages in Monguno local government area of Borno state last Friday.

Ramadan death toll is now at 5,715.