ISIS Minister of war Omar the Chechen killed in Iraq

- 7/14/2016
As the war against ISIS rages on, the terror group lost another of its esteemed members Abu Omar al-Shishani.
ISIS Minister of war Omar the Chechen dead

Amaq, a news agency connected to the ISIS claimed that its elite military commander Abu Omar al-Shishani, has been killed.

Omar the Chechen as he is better known, was reported to have died in combat.

The terror group's top combat commander and strategist infamously known as ISIS Minister of war was killers-The  near the Iraqi city of Shirqat several kilometers from Mosul a known ISIS stronghold.

The US Pentagon is trying to verify whether 30 year old al-Shishani actually died earlier than reported during a US drone strike which was carried out earlier this month.

 al-Shishani, who had a $5 million bounty reward on his head, was thought to have been killed for certain in Syria in the month of March.

But Washington changed its findings after the Islamic State reported that he survived his injuries.

Al-Shishani a European had an easy road to joining ISIS.

He was born into a mixed Georgian-Chechen family, and served in a spec ops unit in the Georgian army, before volunteering to join Islamic State three years ago.

 He was reportedly consulted by ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on key military movements, as the Islamist group expanded its reach, earning the the title 'minister of war.'

A title that was regularly used in ISIS often devastating propaganda machine.

Omar the Chechen kept the title until he was killed.


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