Islamic State’s Abu Waheeb Reportedly Killed By Coalition Drone Strike In Anbar Province

 

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One of the last known images of Abu Waheeb spread on social media.

 

Abu Waheeb also known as (Shakir Wahib) was reportedly killed alongside M’awanah Qadouri Hamid Faraj & 2 others after being monitored for 3 days by a drone.

For its part, Anbar Operations Command (Haditha District Police, Colonel Farouk al-Jughaifi also confirmed the death.

Private sources report to Beyond The Levant, Mr. Waheeb was invited to a dinner by another military emir in Rutba, where shortly after a drone pounded the home, killing all inside. Mr. Waheebs body parts were retrieved and put inside a basket.

“Abu Wahib was born in 1986 and studied computer science at Anbar University, until he was captured by U.S. forces in 2006. Suspected of being a member of al-Qaida, he was held at Camp Bucca until 2009, where reportedly he became a “hardened terrorist.”

He was sentenced to death and in 2009, transferred to a maximum prison in Tikrit in the Saluddin province. In 2012, ISIS leader al Baghdadi orchestrated a prison breakout and Abu Wahib was one of more than 100 who escaped. He then went to Anbar and led a group of Jihadis known as “Usud al-Anbar.” Al Baghdadi appointed him the ISIS military leader for the province.”

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