Breaking: US forces reportedly target IS leader al-Bagdadi in new attack

This is according to a source in Newsweek quoting a US military official. There are claims that Abu Bakr al-Bagdadi was killed in the attack. But their have been similar claims in the past that turned out not to be true.

More details later.


A raid was carried out in North West Syria by US Joint Special Operation Force. US military sources said someone detonated a suicide vest after the force entered a compound and they believe it is Abu Bakr al-Bagdadi.

The source said Donald Trump would make the announcement after biometric tests are made to confirm what they believe has happened

In previous operations it has been claimed that Abu Bakr al-Bagdadi was killed.

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