New Isis leader wipes out his whole family as US special forces swoop: Biden says ‘world is a safer place’ after Ibrahim al-Qurayshi blows himself up during raid on Syrian house, killing 13 – including SIX children  

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ISIS leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi blew himself up during a U.S. special forces raid on his home in Syria

He also killed his family members, including six children

President Joe Biden confirmed the target of the raid was al-Qurayshi

‘We have taken off the battlefield Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi — the leader of ISIS,’ Biden said

White House confirmed al-Qurayshi killed himself

‘At the beginning of the operation the terrorist target exploded a bomb that killed him and members of his own family, including women and children,’ a senior administration official said

U.S. commandos engaged in a firefight with jihadist fighters for two hours before being extracted

The two-story house where al-Qurayshi was living was left with its top floor shattered and blood spattered inside

ISIS leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi set off a bomb that blew himself up during a raid by U.S. special forces President Joe Biden confirmed the leader of ISIS is dead after he blew himself and his family up during a raid by U.S. commandos on a house in northwest Syria on Thursday. Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi set off a bomb that killed himself as well as members of this family, the White House said. Thirteen were killed, including six children and four women during the mission, which involved 24 Special Operations commandos backed by attack jets, Reaper drones and helicopter gunships. ‘At the beginning of the operation, the terrorist target exploded a bomb that killed him and members of his own family, including women and children,’ a senior administration official said. In his statement Biden said al-Qurayshi was ‘taken off the battlefield.’ He added that he would address the operation in remarks later Thursday. ‘Last night at my direction, U.S. military forces in northwest Syria successfully undertook a counterterrorism operation to protect the American people and our Allies, and make the world a safer place,’ the president said in a statement early Thursday morning. ‘Thanks to the skill and bravery of our Armed Forces, we have taken off the battlefield Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi—the leader of ISIS. All Americans have returned safely from the operation.’

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