A group of Daesh fighters. Image Credit: File photo

Washington: A US airstrike killed two senior Daesh (the so-callled ISIS) group officials in Syria on Thursday, the military's Central Command (CENTCOM) said.

"US forces conducted a successful airstrike in northern Syria, killing both Abu-Hashum al-Umawi, a deputy Wali of Syria, and another senior ISIS official associated with him," CENTCOM said in a statement, using an acronym for Daesh.