Russian wrestler who became ISIS suicide recruiter killed by US drone strike
Chamsulvara Chamsulvaraev, 32, is suspected of having radicalised Diana Ramazanova, a pregnant teenager who blew herself up in Istanbul last year.
The wrestler was from Dagestan, a Muslim region of Russia on the Caspian Sea.
He was killed in a car strike by a US drone earlier this month near Mosul in northern Iraq, according to reports in Russia.
Earlier he had spent time in Saudi Arabia and Syria, said reports.
Chamsulvaraev had changed his citizenship to Azerbaijani in order have greater hopes of winning medals and won the bronze medal at the European championships in 2007 and 2008.
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