“I can confirm that the US struck a vehicle killing several Al Qaeda militants,” said spokesman Matthew Allen. “The results of this strike are still being assessed.”
The latest strike was carried out in northwestern Syria, according to a Defense department official who asked not to be named.
The Washington Post reported the latest raid was late Tuesday.
On Monday, the Pentagon said the US military conducted an air raid on an Al-Nusra meeting in northwest Syria the previous day.
Al Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate confirmed on Wednesday the death of its spokesman Abu Firas al-Suri in a US air strike.
US strikes on the Al-Nusra Front in Syria have not been very frequent with their raids overwhelmingly targeting the Islamic State group (ISIS). READ MORE