A high-value terror target was killed in a U.S. military strike Sunday, officials told FOX News.

Abu Jarah was believed to be the head of an Al Qaeda in Iraq cell in Arab Jabour, a small town along the Euphrates River Valley that is considered an enemy sanctuary.

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Jarah was killed by a precision-guided artillery round called 'Excalibur.'

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