High-profile ISIS militant killed in anti-terror raid in Yemen’s Aden

The ISIS militant was named as Saleh Nasser Fadhl al-Bakhashi. (Supplied)

A senior ISIS official in Yemen’s Aden was killed and three others arrested in a raid on the al-Momadra district in the city on Saturday.

The ISIS militant was named as Saleh Nasser Fadhl al-Bakhashi, killed by Yemeni anti-terror units and emergency forces, supported by the Aden security department.

The militants were holed up in the building that was targeted in the raid.

Security forces found mobile phones, iPads and machine guns in the building.

Bakhashi had refused to surrender himself and opened fire on the security forces, resulting in the death of a soldier and the injury of two members of the anti-terror forces.

 

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:56 - GMT 06:56
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