Residents of the northern city of Raqaa say they have spotted armed U.S. drones flying over the ISIS stronghold in an apparent effort to target al-Baghdadi, the group’s leader and self-styled caliph. The residents capture photos and video footage of U.S. Predators, which are used in airstrikes on terror suspects in Yemen and Pakistan. The U.S. operates armed drones in Iraqi airspace for force protection, has not publicly said that it is flying drones over Syria.
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