Report: Chechen rebel leader Doku Umarov is dead

Unconfirmed for now....get ready for MC Hammer's happy dance

(CNN) -- Chechen warlord Doku Umarov, one of Russia's most wanted men, has died, a Chechen jihadist website said Tuesday.

The Kavkaz Center website said Umarov would be replaced as leader of the Islamist group Caucasus Emirate by Ali Abu Mohammed.

Umarov's forces have claimed responsibility for several deadly bombings, including in Moscow. His death has been reported several times by the Kremlin-backed leader of the Chechnya region, but never before by Umarov's sympathizers.

The report of Umarov's death has not been independently confirmed.

The website did not say when or how Umarov had died. It called him "a martyr."

Someone will update this post with Mr.Hammer when its confirmed...


Posted by: Darth Newbie at 03:56 AM


1 Isn't that Count Doku?

Posted by: Dave at March 20, 2014 04:38 AM

2 Our top story tonight: Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead.

Posted by: Mullah Gitawny at March 20, 2014 11:59 AM

3 I soooo want to hear *how* this bastard died.

Posted by: Shadowman at March 21, 2014 02:03 AM

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