Islamic State (Daesh) Confirms Death of Omar al-Sishani, a Senior Commander

Iraqi Army Finds Body of ISIS Commander Al-Shishani

Iraqi Army Finds Body of ISIS Commander Al-Shishani
Iraqi Army Finds Body of ISIS Commander Al-Shishani
OSINT SUMMARY

Islamic State also known as ‘Daesh’ terrorist group has confirmed the death of a senior commander in the battle field.

According to a brief on pro-militant group’s Amaq news agency, Omar al-Sishani was killed in clashes around Mosul in Iraq.

In March, the U.S. Defense Department confirmed Sishani’s death.  On March 4, a U.S. airstrike near the northeastern Syrian town of Shadadi targeted Sishani.

Also killed in the airstrike was a Syrian-based Georgian national Omar Checheni alias Tarkhan Tayumurazovich Batirashvili.

Omar Checheni was considered a top Daesh leader by the U.S. whereby a reward of up to $5 million dollars was offered for information about his whereabouts.

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