The militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (LIH, a banned terrorist organization) reported the death of one of their leaders, Chechen Abu Umar al-Shishani, known as Umar the Chechen. It is reported bi-Bi-si with reference to the Amaq news Agency (Novosti on behalf of ISIS).
As reported by Bi-bi-si, al-Shishani was killed in battle in the Iraqi city of Shirkat.
March 8, a senior U.S. source told Reuters about the death of al-Shishani in the bombing near the Syrian town of al-Shadadi. However, several days later the representative of the Syrian Observatory for human rights Rami Abdul Rahman said that the ISIS leader is alive and in a state of clinical death. Also Al Arabiya television channel reported that the terrorist is in the hospital in the Eastern province of raqqa in Syria, where his life fighting the foreign specialist.
March 15, sources told CNN that the administration of US President confirmed the death of al-Shishani as the result of his injuries.
On the elimination of al-Shishani also in 2014, reported the acting head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov. “The enemy of Islam batarishvili Tarhan, who called himself Omar al-Shishani, killed,” wrote holding then a post of the head of the Republic by Kadyrov in his Instagram.
Abu Omar al-Shishani was born in 1986 in Georgia, his real name is Tarkhan Batirashvili. Since 2013, al-Shishani participated in the fighting in Syria and Iraq, where he became a leader of the terrorist organization.