Shishani has emerged as the face of ISIS appearing frequently in its online videos – in contrast to the group’s leader, Baghdadi.
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Top ISIS commander Omar al-Shishani has been "clinically dead" for several days after a U.S. airstrike in northern Syria, activists said Sunday.Abdel-Rahman said the notorious red-bearded commander, known as Omar the Chechen, was in a hospital in the northern province of Raqqa, ISIS's bastion in Syria.Shishani was one of the ISIS leaders most wanted by Washington, which put a $5 million bounty on his head.Shishani is not, however, a member of ISIS's political leadership, a structure that is even murkier than its military command.
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