The head of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) terrorist group in Syria, Abu Salim al-Iraqi, has been neutralized.

According to APA, the official SANA agency reported on this with reference to sources in the government.

It is reported that the Syrian army conducted a special operation in Daraa province.

Injured in a battle with government forces, al-Iraqi blew himself up at the last moment.

The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirmed the information.