Abu Abdul-Rahman al-Shishani, also known as Tamas al-Shishani, was killed in a coalition airstrike south of Mosul on Saturday.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region—A senior Islamic State (ISIS) leader was killed south of Mosul on Saturday, the Kurdistan National Security Council Anti-Terror agency confirmed on Tuesday.
“In one of the coalition airstrikes senior terrorist ‘Abu Abdul-Rahman al-Shishani’ was killed,” reads a statement from the council.
“The senior terrorist ‘Tamas al-Shishani’ known as ‘Abu Abdul-Rahman al-Shishani’ and some of his aides were killed on Saturday, September 17 near al-Shur area south of Mosul.”
The Kurdistan Region’s security forces, especially its special and anti-terror forces, are main partners with the global coalition in the fight against ISIS.