Islamic State leader Ebu Husen Tunusi killed in Syria

An Islamic State leader was killed in a Turkish airstrike in Syria`s al-Bab as part of the ongoing Euphrates Shield operation, the media reported on Friday.

IANS| Updated: Dec 30, 2016, 17:49 PM IST
Islamic State leader Ebu Husen Tunusi killed in Syria

Damascus: An Islamic State leader was killed in a Turkish airstrike in Syria`s al-Bab as part of the ongoing Euphrates Shield operation, the media reported on Friday.

Ebu Husen Tunusi died when his motorcade was hit by Turkish warplanes in al-Bab, Xinhua news agency reported.

Tunusi had been chosen as an emir by the IS and transferred to al-Bab from Raqqa, the de facto capital of the jihadist group.