Report: Irish Jihadist allegedly died in suicide bomb attack in Iraq

An Irish Jihadist has allegedly died in a suicide bomb attack in Iraq.

The Islamic State has claimed that Abu Usama Al-Irlandi was killed during fighting in Mosul, Iraq's second largest city.

ISIS twitter accounts have posted a picture of the man holding the device allegedly used in the attack.

The Department of Foreign Affairs says its working to clarify the IS claims that an Irish citizen has been killed in Iraq.

Media reports suggest the man was more commonly known as Khalid Kelly and was known to gardaí.

Report: Irish Jihadist allegedly died in suicide bomb attack in Iraq


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