Donald Trump announced on Sunday that the world’s most wanted jihadist leader was killed “with many of his companions” in an operation led by US special forces in northwestern Syria.
And he said It’s the end of the hunt for one of the most wanted jihadists in the world. ISIS group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was targeted by a military operation in Syria and was killed, Donald Trump confirmed on Sunday.
US media CNN and ABC, which quoted senior officials, announced that al-Baghdadi was killed in a US military operation in northwestern Syria. CNN said that tests are underway to formally confirm the death of the leader of the jihadist group responsible for multiple bloody attacks around the world. According to an official quoted by ABC, he allegedly blew his jacket loaded with explosives to commit suicide. A version confirmed by the US president this Sunday.
On Sunday morning, the Kurdish forces reported in a communiqué a “historic” operation, the result of a “joint intelligence” cooperation with the United States.
Source : lesechos