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July 14, 2016 9:02 am

ISIS Confirms Key Leader Omar Shishani Killed in Combat

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ISIS confirmed the death of Abu Omar al-Shishani. Photo: Wikipedia.

ISIS confirmed the death of Omar Shishani. Photo: Wikipedia.

A news agency linked to so-called Islamic State has confirmed the death of key leader Omar Shishani, whom the US said it killed in March.

The Amaq news agency said Shishani was killed in combat in the town of Shirqat, south of Mosul in Iraq.

Read full story at BBC.

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