This is reported by Al Arabiya with reference to the representative of the IG.

The report says that al-Qurashi was eliminated during the battle.

Details are not given.

Also, the IS stated that Abu al-Hussein al-Husseini al-Kurashi became the new leader of the organization.

On November 11, the deputy head of the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of Warring Parties in the Arab Republic, Major General Oleg Yegorov, said that the Syrian security forces had carried out a special operation to neutralize IS-linked militants.

* "Islamic State" (IG) - the organization was recognized as a terrorist organization by the decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation of December 29, 2014.