Washington: ISIS Chief Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi has been killed in an operation by the US Armed Forces. According to a senior US administration official, terrorist Al Qureshi blew himself up along with his family. 13 including six children and four women were killed during the mission. According to the US administration, all Americans in the mission have returned safely.
President Joe Biden has given information about this by tweeting. The entire operation was watched live by US President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and the President’s National Security Team.
Last night at my direction, US military forces successfully undertook a counterterrorism operation. Thanks to the bravery of our Armed Forces, we have removed from the battlefield Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi — the leader of ISIS.
— President Biden (@POTUS) February 3, 2022
Biden said in his tweet, “On my instructions last night, the U.S. The armed forces successfully conducted an anti-terrorist operation. Thanks to the bravery of our armed forces, we removed the leader of ISIS, Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Quraishi, from the battlefield. President Joe Biden said he would address the American people later this morning. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said in a statement, ‘The mission was successful. There were no American casualties.
Al Qureshi blew himself up
The White House said that Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Quraishi detonated himself and his family members with a bomb. 13 including six children and four women were killed during the mission. The mission involved 24 special operations commandos, which were accompanied by jets, reaper drones and helicopter gunships. “At the beginning of the operation, the terrorist target detonated a bomb, killing him and his own family members, including women and children,” a senior administration official said.
According to media reports, this operation of the US Army was carried out in northwest Syria. In the same area where the previous leader of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed by US special forces in 2019. This operation was carried out in exactly the same way as the operation was carried out against Osam bin Laden in 2011 and in which Osama was killed.
Under the cover of darkness, the U.S. through helicopter The commandos surrounded the house and ordered the women and children to be evacuated through loudspeakers. Helicopters deployed their armament after the ground attack, with several strikes turning large parts of the house into rubble. Some of the damage is also believed to have been caused by the suicide bombing of Al Qureshi.
But local residents and activists said many civilians were killed in the fighting, with the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the Syrian Civil Defense reporting 13 deaths, including several women and children.
ISIS chief was made after the death of Abu Bakr
Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi, also known as Abdullah Karadash or Haji Abdullah, became the leader of the organization after the death of former ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi also detonated himself in a similar raid by the US military near the city of Barisha in 2019.
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