Donald Trump Announces The Death of Islamic State Founder Abu Bakr al-BaghdadiOctober 28, 2019 11:05
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Donald Trump Announces The Death of Islamic State Founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi:- Donald Trump, the President of the United States on Sunday announced that fugitive Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed himself during a special raid by the US special forces in northwest Syria. This turns out to be a major blow to the jihadist group. Trump said that Baghdadi killed himself by igniting a suicide vest during a raid. The test results after the raid positively identified the most wanted terrorist said Trump. "He was a sick and depraved man and now he's gone," Trump said. He also said that the raids resulted in the deaths of a large number of Al-Badhdadi's fighters.
Trump clarified that the operation was successful and not a single US personnel was lost. He said that Baghdadi screamed, cried all the way and ran into a dead-end tunnel. Heading the jihadist group, Baghdadi has been on the top of the most wanted list. The Islamic State or caliphate that Baghdadi declared in July 2014 over a quarter of Iraq and Syria. The United States put up a $25 million reward for his capture, the same amount as it had offered for al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and his successor Ayman al-Zawahri. Baghdadi was born in 1971 in Tobchi, near the town of Samarra near Baghdad, the capital of Iraq. Islamic State is believed to have sleeper cells around the world and is still a threat.
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