ISIS spokesman Adnani killed in Russian airstrike

ISIS spokesman Adnani

A Russian airstrike killed Islamic State spokesman Mohammad al-Adnani in Syria, the defence ministry said in Moscow.

In a rare public statement, ISIS officially announced the death of Adnani on Tuesday. The Amaq news agency, linked to Islamic State stated that Mohammad al-Adnani had died in Aleppo province.

Adnani was one of the high-profile figures in the jihadist group.

Russia’s claim of killing Adnani in a Su-34 bomber raid comes a day after the United States said that the US-led coalition targeted Adnani in Syria on Tuesday. But US have not confirmed Adnani’s death yet.

Wefornews Bureau

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