Report: Albanian Muslim cleric accused of joining IS killed

April 4, 2016 3:10 PM

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TIRANA, Albania – An Albanian Muslim cleric, who is on trial in absentia on terrorism charges for allegedly joining the Islamic State group in Syria, has been killed, according to his brother.

Albanian private television station News 24 on Monday quoted Genci Daci as saying his brother Almir Daci had been killed in Syria. Genci Daci said he got the news in a phone call from Almir Daci's wife. It wasn't immediately clear how he was killed.

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