The news was conveyed by the Prime Minister (PM) of Iraq Mustafa Al-Kadhimi on Thursday (28/1).
“Our heroic armed forces have eliminated Daesh commander Abu Yaser Al-Issawi as part of an intelligence-led operation,” tweeted Kadhimi.
Last week, ISIS claimed responsibility for the twin suicide bombings that killed 32 people in a crowded Baghdad market.
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It was the first largest suicide bomb attack in Iraq in three years.