ISIS head of India Mohammad Shafi Armar has been killed in a US drone attack in Syria, according to a report. It is reported Armar died few days ago.

Armar was also the top recruiter in India and had helped to set up base in India. Shafi alias Yousuf, was known to be a close aid of ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.   

The 26-year old Shafi was from the Bhatkal region of Karnataka. His elder brother was heading the militant wing before getting killed in a similar manner last year.

Recently in a National Investigation Agency (NIA) investigation suggested that Armar had a wide network to recruit ISIS activists in India using Facebook and Skype.

The ISIS’s twitter handle or other social media network are yet to confirm Armar’s death.