(The Daily Mail newspaper) ISIS’s deputy leader has been killed in air strike in Iraq, it emerged today.
Ayad al-Jumaili, was wiped out by the country’s air force along with other leaders of the terror group, in the region of al-Qaim, near the border with Syria.
Jumaili is believed to be second-in-command to leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Iraqi State TV announced the death, citing the country’s military intelligence.
It’s understood that Jumaili, from Fallujah, was the head of the terror group’s internal security unit.
He was previously an intelligence officer in the Iraqi army until 2003.