Key ISIS leader killed by Yemeni security forces

Key ISIS leader killed by Yemeni security forces

Security services killed one of the most dangerous elements of the Yemeni branch of ISIS (Daesh) in Taiz province, the Interior Ministry of Yemen said in a statement on Thursday.

According to the statement, Salah al-Rashedi, known as Abu Yousef al-Taizi, was killed in the al-Qa’idah area in Ibb province, after he resisted the security services and refused to surrender himself to the police.

Al-Rashedi was one of the most dangerous elements of a cell affiliated to ISIS in Yemen, the statement said.

The Ministry of the Interior praised the cooperation of honest citizens, and called for more cooperation such as this in the future.

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