Trump: "Al-Baghdadi's presumed replacement as ISIS head has been killed"

Trump: "Al-Baghdadi's presumed replacement as ISIS head has been killed"
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  • calendar-gray 29 October 2019

President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday morning that another prominent ISIS leader has been killed by the US military, APA reports.

"Just confirmed that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s number one replacement has been terminated by American troops. Most likely would have taken the top spot - Now he is also Dead!" Trump tweeted.

Trump did not give the name of the ISIS leader who was reportedly killed or give any other specifics.

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the head of the Islamic State and one of the most-wanted men in the world, was killed in a US military raid in Turkey near the Syrian border on Saturday.

Faiq Mahmudov

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