ISIS Executed Its Top Commander For Plotting A Coup

An Iraq press news has reported that the Islamic State (IS) has killed one of their top commanders and  Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's representative in the city of Mosul,  Abu Usman al-Hassan.


Al-Hassan was reported to be planning a coup against the extremist group. This move prompted a lot of Syrian and Arab fighters to withdraw towards Raqqa.

 ISIS executed the commander inside Mosul after severe disagreements between him and a number of other commanders," an eyewitness told the outlet. He was accused of conspiring against the 'caliphate state.'

Hassan is a member of ISIS and a member of the Mosul Shura Council, a city that was seized by the terrorist sect in June 2014. 

Abu Usman al-Hassan is a prominent leader in the group and good friend of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi