Saturday, February 20, 2016
Red Beard! Abu Omar al-Shishani. Abu Omar the Chechen!
A senior ISIL combat commander whom devoted readers to the blog are already familiar with now active in Libya.? So says the latest edition of the DEBKAfile newsletter:
"Senior ISIS leader al-Shishani surfaces in Libya"
"Tarachan Batirashvili aka Omar al-Shishani has relocated from Syria to the Libyan city of Sirte to expand the ISIS foothold there. He is one of the most wanted terrorists by both Western and Russian intelligence services. The ISIS presence in Libya has recently doubled to about 6,500."
See previous blog entries regarding Tarachan:
Omar open and notorious but always with a smile in his face!