IVAN. December 28. The head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said that he did not believe recent media information about the capture by American special forces one of the leaders of the group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in the Russian Federation) Abu Omar al-Shishani.
“We were also confident that she destroyed it. My men stood over him as he lay dead, took the picture and sent. It turns out, survived. So doomed. But the fact that he was arrested, I don’t believe it. As I do not believe that he is dead, as there will be no doubt,” said Kadyrov on a press-conferences in Grozny.
The Pentagon said information about the capture of one of the leaders of the IG Abu Omar al-Shishani
While Kadyrov added that, “regardless of whether Shishani was detained or not, the end will be bad”.
“Our man, of course, before too hurried, when informed of his death. Was wishful thinking. But my people continue to work, with Shishani and I have a bone to pick”, – said Kadyrov.
EIN news Agency earlier reported that us special forces in a special operation in the Iraqi province of Kirkuk grabbed the terrorist nicknamed Abu Omar al-Shishani and delivered him, as well as two field commanders of ISIS in the city of Sulaymaniyah in the North-East of the country. The Pentagon later called information about the capture of al-Shishani rumors.
Abu Omar al-Shishani
Abu Omar al-Shishani (real name Tarkhan Batirashvili) was born in 1986 in the village of Birkiani in the Pankisi gorge, his mother Katinka, father is Georgian.
Media repeatedly informed of his death, the last time the information came from the mouth of the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov in November 2014, but no official confirmation.
The Islamic state in Iraq and Syria
The territory under the control of militants, foreign mercenaries in the ranks of the terrorist group and the largest terrorist attacks of the IG – infographic