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Three takeaways from US raid that led to the death of IS's Hajji Abdullah

IS launched its deadliest attack in years just two weeks before Abdullah Qardash was killed during a US special forces raid in Syria.

Islamic State leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi, also known as Abdullah Qaradash or Hajji Abdullah, blew himself up during a US Special Forces raid in northwest Syria’s Idlib province last week.

Qurayshi is the second IS leader to die by suicide when faced with the prospect of capture by the US military in just over two years.

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