fight against ISIS
The Pentagon announced Tuesday that three Islamic State militants, including two linked to the November 2015 attacks in Paris that killed 130 people, were killed last week in a U.S. drone strike in Raqqa, Syria.
Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis said the men were "working together to plot and facilitate attacks on Western targets at the time of the strike." They were killed when a drone fired on them as they were driving in a car, he added. The Pentagon identified the militants as Salah Gourmat and Sammy Djedou, who helped facilitate the Paris attacks, and Walid Hamman, a French national convicted in absentia in Belgium for a plot foiled in 2015.