US reveals hit list of top ISIS suspects

The leader of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is the top name on a secret hit list of terror suspects the U.S. is targeting, CNN reports.

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Officials revealed the existence of the hit list on Tuesday, identifiying Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi atop the roster. The list also includes the ISIS member known as "Jihadi John," who uses the name Jalman al-Britani, and other top operatives. Al-Britani has executed a number of the group's captives, his actions captured on graphic videos.

The targets, if killed, might cripple the terror network’s ability to operate, the officials told CNN.

Government sources told the network that the lists has been in the works for months. Names have been added and removed as the U.S.-led coalition has conducted airstrikes against the group in both Iraq and Syria.