Time.news – Isis has announced the death of its leader, Abu al-Hasan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi, appointed head of the terrorist organization last March.
“I am sad to announce to Muslims and the soldiers of the Islamic Caliphate the death of the prince of believers, Abu al-Hasan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi, during a battle in which he was fighting the enemies of Allah,” said the spokesman of the Isis, Abu Omar al-Mohajer, speaking to the Al Furqan network, affiliated with the jihadists.
ISIS has appointed Abu al-Hussein al-Hussein al-Qurashi as the new ‘caliph’.
Abu Hassan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi, was killed by the Free Syrian Army, a rebel formation that approached Turkey during the civil war.
This was reported by the US military command in the Middle East (Centcom). “This operation was carried out in mid-October by the Free Syrian Army in the Syrian province of Daraa”, reads the Centcom note, which adds that “the death of Abu Hassan al-Hachimi al-Qurashi is another blow to the ‘Isis”.