Daesh* leader, Abu Bakr Baghdadi, is believed to have died during a US' special military operation against the terrorist in Syria's Idlib on 26 October, after detonating a suicide vest. According to preliminary reports, two of his wives and one guard were also killed.
Daesh (also known as ISIS/ISIL/IS/ISlamic state) is a terrorist group banned in Russia and many other countries
ANKARA (Sputnik) - The elimination of Abu Bakr Baghdadi, the leader of the Daesh* terrorist organization, by the US air force in Syria is a "turning point" in the fight against terrorism, and Turkey is determined to continue contributing to it, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.
On 27 October, US President Donald Trump confirmed media reports that Daesh* terrorist group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died as a result of a US Special Forces operation in Syria's Idlib province.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi on Sunday said that the elimination of Abu Bakr Baghdadi, the leader of the Daesh* terrorist organisation by the US air force was not "a big deal" and that Washington had simply destroyed its own "creature."
On Sunday, President Donald Trump announced that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had met his end in a US special operation in northern Syria, while specifically praising Russia’s significant contribution to the raid.
The Russian Ministry of Defence has announced that it does not have reliable information regarding the US operation in Idlib which allegedly resulted in the death of terrorist leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
On Saturday night, the president left a mysterious tweet, writing that "something very big has just happened," with the White House later saying he would make an announcement on Sunday morning.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Abu Bakr Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State terrorist group (banned in Russia), was killed in a joint operation after five months of the intelligence work, the commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, Mazloum Abdi, said on Sunday.
BAGHDAD (Sputnik) - Iraqi intelligence has information about the deaths of Abu Bakr Baghdadi, the leader of the Daesh terrorist group, two of his wives and one guard, a senior Iraqi intelligence said.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Seven bodies were found at the site of the Daesh* terrorist group leader's alleged death, Anadolu news agency reported Sunday, adding that eight helicopters and two drones were involved in the military operation against Abu Bakr Baghdadi last night.
The head of Daesh, the outlawed terror group also known as ISIS/ISIL, has reportedly been killed; US troops targeted the spiritual leader in a special operations raid. Little is known about arguably the most feared terrorist leader since Osama bin Laden, who was reported dead or injured in different operations as often as the late al-Qaeda chief.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said Sunday that the alleged death of the Daesh terrorist group's leader Abu Bakr Baghdadi would not make any difference unless terrorists were no longer treated as good or bad.