ISIS suicide bomber kills Anbar Awakening leader

“A suicide bomber from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham yesterday killed Mohammed Khamis Abu Risha, a senior official in the Anbar Awakening who commanded forces in Ramadi. Mohammed Khamis ‘was touring a checkpoint manned by his fighters in Ramadi when a suicide bomber hugged him, said one of his men who witnessed the attack,’ Reuters reported. He is said to have commanded hundreds of fighters in the Anbar Awakening, the government-backed tribal militia that led the fight against al Qaeda in Iraq, the predecessor to the ISIS. “

Source: ISIS suicide bomber kills Anbar Awakening leader – Threat Matrix

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