Russian defence ministry says Islamic State leader may have been killed in Syria

Russian defence ministry says Islamic State leader may have been killed in Syria

YEREVAN, June 16. /ARKA/. An air strike may have killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Islamic State leader, and up to 330 other fighters on 28 May, BBC reports referring to Russia’s defence ministry. 

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-40300164

It said the raid had targeted a meeting of the IS military council in the group's de-facto capital of Raqqa, in northern Syria.

There have been a number of previous reports of Baghdadi's death, which have not been confirmed. --0---

12:54 16.06.2017





 

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