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Daesh ‘butcher’ killed in joint Syrian-Russian airstrike

Image of senior Daesh militant, Lavdrim Muhaxheri,
Image of senior Daesh militant, Lavdrim Muhaxheri

Senior Daesh militant, Lavdrim Muhaxheri, has been killed in a joint operation conducted by Syria’s elite Tiger Forces and the Russian Air Force in Idlib, northeastern Syria, media reports revealed yesterday.

Muhaxheri, also known as Abu Abdullah Al-Kosovo or “The Butcher”, has appeared in Daesh’s propaganda videos in 2014, in which he was featured beheading Christians, Shias and Alawite captives.

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The Daesh commander returned to Syria in May after a four-month trip to Albania and Kosovo.

Muhaxheri and his six personal body guards were killed during a Syrian-Russian operation in Idlib.

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