The ISIS group announced on Thursday the death of its leader Abu al-Hussein al-Husseini al-Qurashi, who it said was killed in clashes in northwestern Syria.

The leader “was killed after direct clashes” with extremist group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham in Idlib province, an ISIS spokesman said in a recorded message on its channels on the Telegram messaging app, without specifying when he was killed, reports AlArabia News.

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