Thus far uncomfirmed. However, multiple sources are reporting that US airstrikes have killed ISIS leader al-Baghdadi. Bookmark for updates.

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Unverified photo of allegedly deceased ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
By Abdelhak Mamoun

(IraqiNews.com) Thousands of social media users are distributing an unverified photo which claims to show the body of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi after he was purportedly killed by US air strikes after three senior members of ISIS, including an aide to al-Baghdadi were also killed by US air strikes. The death of the three senior members and aide to al-Baghdadi were confirmed by a senior Iraqi security official when interviewed by NBC News on Thursday.

The strike on the ISIS stronghold of Mosul killed Abu Hajar Al-Sufi, an aide to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, as well as an explosives operative and the military leader of nearby Tal Afar, the source said on condition of anonymity. Al Arabiya cited the Iraqi Defense Ministry saying Baghdadi’s aide had been killed.

Pentagon Spokesman Col. Steve Warren could not confirm the…

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2 thoughts on “Thus far uncomfirmed. However, multiple sources are reporting that US airstrikes have killed ISIS leader al-Baghdadi. Bookmark for updates.

  1. I am watching it closely, constantly searching for updates and confirmation. This same thing was reported a few months ago, and it wound up being unconfirmed. Dubious, at best, but I wanted to get out in front of it, just in case. I will update the report as bogus if it does in fact wind up that it is.

    I will keep the story up until it is confirmed, one way or the other. Walid Shoebat believes the story to be bogus, yet multiple sources, Iraqi and American, have claimed that the report is factual. 50/50 right now.

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    • Most likely this is a hoax, like so many others. I’ll go with Mr. Shoebat’s assessment though. IF he comes back with “It’s not a hoax” or we get confirmation from the US Government… well, then, I’ll go with that.

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