Two regional leaders of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IS, banned in Russia) were eliminated in Syria during a joint operation of the US led coalition and the Syrian democratic forces (SDF), the coalition said on Friday, May 22.
According to her information, the terrorist leaders Ahmad ISA Ismail al-Zawi and Ahmad Abd Mohammad Hasan al-Jughaifi were killed on May 17 in the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor.
In October 2019, US President Donald trump announced the elimination of former ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as a result of a special operation by us special forces in Idlib province in Syria. He thanked Russia, Turkey, Syria and Iraq for helping to eliminate al-Baghdadi.
On May 20, Iraqi intelligence announced the detention of a terrorist named Abdel Nasser Kardash, who is a possible successor to the leader of the banned terrorist group ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.