Latest News Wires Report: Douglas McAuthur McCain, alleged American jihadi, killed in Syria

Douglas McAuthur McCain, a US citizen, is believed to have been killed in Syria while fighting alongside a terrorist group, most likely the Islamic State.

By , Reuters

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An American man suspected of fighting alongside Islamic State militants who have seized large areas of Iraq and Syria to the alarm of the Baghdad government and its allies in the West has been killed in Syria, a US official said on Tuesday.