Pentagon official: ISIS Secretary of Defense likely killed in airstrike

March 9, 2016 1:02 AM

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Pentagon official: ISIS Secretary of Defense likely killed in airstrike

This undated image posted on a militant social media account, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows Omar al-Shishani climbing out of a Humvee. (AP Photo via militant social media account)

Abu Omar al-Shishani, a top Islamic State leader, was likely killed in a series of coalition airstrikes near a strategic town in Syria last week, according to Pentagon officials.

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