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Brother Of Leader Of ISIL Abu Omar Al-Shishani Was Killed In Syria

  • Brother Of Leader Of ISIL Abu Omar Al-Shishani Was Killed In Syria

TBILI (FNI) - In Syria, Tamaz Batirashvili, the elder brother of the late leader of the "Islamic state" Tarkhan Batirashvili, known as Abu Umar al-Shishani, was killed.

Information about the death of Tamaz is confirmed by his relatives living in the Pankisi Gorge.

Tamaz Batirashvili was 38 years old. He was a native of the village of Birkiani of the Pankisi Gorge of Georgia. According to the residents of Pankisi, Tamaz Batirashvili left for Syria in 2013. Later, he took his wife and four children to Syria.

On the eve it became known that he died during military clashes. According to preliminary data, his wife and children were not harmed.

In July 2016, Abu Umar al-Shishani died in Iraq. Previously, the US authorities announced an award of five million dollars for providing information on the location of Batirashvili. Currently, Pankisi is home to his father and another brother of the dead - Tengiz and Temur Batirashvili.


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