Washington, October 27: ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in US military operations in Syria, said unconfirmed US news reports. US President Donald Trump's tweet that "Something very big has just happened!" also gave rise to the reports of the US military strike against the ISIS and Baghdadi. However, the reports are yet to be confirmed by the US government as Pentagon has not issued any statement on Baghdadi's killing. US President Donald Trump Hints 'Something Very Big Has Happened' Against ISIS and Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi.
"The President of the United States will be making a major statement tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock (1300 GMT)," read a White House statement. The President himself took to Twitter and exclaimed, "Something very big has just happened!"
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Something very big has just happened!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 27, 2019
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Multiple reports that US special forces have killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi in Syria. Huge news if confirmed (President Trump is making White House statement at 9am ET) - would be biggest terror scalp since Bin Laden. pic.twitter.com/Y7CYOzjpPP
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) October 27, 2019
Video Doing Rounds Claiming to be Clip of US Strike on ISIS Chief Al-Baghdadi
Video of US strike on ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi pic.twitter.com/TgmOznmh6u
— The Reagan Battalion (@ReaganBattalion) October 27, 2019
More Tweets on Baghdadi's Death
My latest BREAKING EXCLUSIVE alongside @JimLaPorta and @NaveedAJamali .... President Donald Trump approved an operation targeting ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi tonight in Idlib, Syria, @Newsweek has learned. Pending verification, he is dead. https://t.co/sHdYeGoYLm pic.twitter.com/9rMTIlCXl4
— 𝕋om 𝕆'ℂonnor (@ShaolinTom) October 27, 2019
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. However, it is officially known as the Islamic State.
ISIL has been designated a terrorist organisation by the United Nations, European Union and many countries. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is the leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Baghdadi is considered a Specially Designated Global Terrorist and one of the most wanted terrorists in the world. Baghdadi was made the leader of the ISIS in the year 2010.