ISIS Releases Obituary for “Jihadi John”, Confirms His Death after 2 Months

ISIS Releases Obituary for “Jihadi John”, Confirms His Death after 2 Months
Wed Jan 20, 2016 10:05:56

ISIS has confirmed the death of British national terrorist Mohammed Emwazi known as 'Jihadi John' ISIS famous masked top executioner in an obituary describe him as “honorable” brother” and praise his characteristics.

The obituary, published in ISIS' online magazine Dabiq, said that he was killed in a drone strike in their Syrian stronghold of Raqqa in November, Daily Mail Reports.

Masked Jihadi John appeared in a string of videos showing the beheadings of Western and Syrian hostages. 

The group said the 27-year-old was killed on November 12 'as the car he was in was targeted in a strike by an unmanned drone in the city of Raqqa, destroying the car and killing him instantly'.

The obituary, naming him Abu Muharib al-Muhajir, claims he was ‘originally from the northeast of the Arabian Peninsula, while his mother originated from Yemen’.

Emwazi first came to the world’s attention when he appeared, dressed all in black and wearing a balaclava that covered everything but his eyes, in a video in which he brutally executed American journalist James Foley.

Videos showing the beheadings of US journalist Steven Sotloff, British aid workers David Haines and Alan Henning, and the American aid worker Peter Kassig followed.

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