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US military 'reasonably certain Jihadi John' killed in attack'

The US military has said it is 'reasonably certain' Mohammed Emwazi, the IS militant known as 'Jihadi John', was killed in a US-led drone attack.

A suspected British associate of Emwazi has also reportedly been detained. According to Reuters, two senior Turkish officials confirmed the suspected associate, thought to be Aine Lesley Davis, was being held by authorities in Turkey.

Emwazi was wanted for a string of brutal murders of hostages - including Britons David Haines and Alan Henning - many of which were broadcast in propaganda videos by the radical group.

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US Official: 'Jihadi John' in a car with his driver when hit

Colonel Steve Warren briefed the press on a US led airstrike that is believed to have killed 'Jihadi John' Credit: .

The Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John", who is believed to have been killed in a US-led airstrike, was targeted as he traveled in a car with his driver, a military official has confirmed.

Colonel Steve Warren told a press conference "they were in a car".

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