Peter Kassig was executed in 2014. File photo: AFP

‘Precision strikes’ in Syria kill IS leader linked to beheading of American aid worker Peter Kassig

  • Peter Kassig, aged 26 at the time of his death, was among a group of prisoners decapitated by jihadists in November 2014
  • US had reason to suspect that jihadist Abu al-Umarayn posed an ‘immediate threat’ to coalition forces
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Peter Kassig was executed in 2014. File photo: AFP
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