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ISIL death toll at 20,000, but ‘stalemate’ continues

ISIL death toll at 20,000, but ‘stalemate’ continues

The U.S.-led bombing campaign has killed an estimated 20,000 Islamic State fighters, an increase from the 15,000 the Pentagon reported in July, according to a senior military officer.

Airstrikes from the American-led campaign, which began in August 2014, have rattled the militants from the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, said the official and another Pentagon official familiar with intelligence.

Source: ISIL death toll at 20,000, but ‘stalemate’ continues