A British man described as a "top cyber jihadist" has been killed ina military drone strike in Syria, US officials say.
They said Junaid Hussain from Birmingham, who fled to Syria in 2013 aged 20, had been a "high-value target" within the Islamic State group.
The US called it a serious blow to IS.
Michael McCaul, chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, said his death sent an "unmistakable message" .
A UK government spokesman earlier said: "We are aware of reports that an Isil terrorist of British nationality is believed to have been killed in a coalition air strike in Syria."