Earlier it was reported that 30-year-old Shishani, whose real name is Tarkhan Batirashvili (he is a native of Georgia), seriously wounded and is in a state of clinical death.

Representative of the U.S. defense Department said bi-Bi-si, according to the latest data, Shishani is dead.

Attack from the air on a convoy of vehicles, which moved the action occurred on March 4 near the Syrian city of Shadadi.

Shishani has held several key positions in the leadership of the so-called "Islamic state", including the post of "Minister of war". He was born in January 1986 in the village of Birkiani in the Pankisi gorge and participated in the Russian-Georgian military conflict in South Ossetia in 2008. In autumn 2010 he was convicted on charges of illegal possession of weapons