All that remained of Jihadi John was ‘a greasy spot on the ground’ after he was killed in a drone strike, U.S. Colonel says

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Asked why it had taken so long to kill the 27-year-old, Col Warren added: ‘We have to positively identify the location of these guys, so we want to make sure that we can take the strike with the minimal amount of civilian casualties. This has been the most precise air campaign in the history of warfare.’

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