Latest News Wires Leader of Khorasan Group killed, says Al Qaeda member's Twitter feed

US officials speculated that Mohsin al-Fadhli, a senior Al Qaeda operative, may have been killed in an airstrike on Sept. 23. A tweet from an Al Qaeda member appears to corroborate that, a monitoring group says.

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A Twitter account run by an Al Qaeda member said the leader of the Al Qaeda-linked Khorasan group was killed in a US air strike in Syria, SITE monitoring service said on Sunday, following several days of uncertainty over whether he survived the raid.