Fox News has confirmed a senior Al-Qaeda leader has been killed in a drone strike in Syria.
Salim Abu-Ahmad was killed in the airstrike near Idlib, Syria, on September 20. He was responsible for planning, funding, and approving trans-regional Al-Qaeda attacks.
The Associated Press noted a drone strike hit a vehicle traveling on a rural road in rebel-controlled northwestern Syria, killing at least one person.
United States defense officials stated there are no indications of civilian casualties.