June 16, 2017

Report: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi possibly killed in Russian airstrike

StaffRebel Columnist

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was reportedly killed in a Russia-led airstrike in Syria.

According to RT, the Russian Defense Ministry is checking information to confirm the kill. The attack was carried out in stronghold of Raqqa in northern Syria on May 28 and targeted a meeting of high-profile ISIS leaders.

“According to information, which is being checked through various channels, IS leader Ibrahim Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi was also present at the meeting and was killed as a result of the strike,” the ministry said.

On Friday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said he can't confirm with 100% certainty that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed.

“Among those who were killed in the strike were Emir of Raqqa Abu al-Haji al-Masri, Emir Ibrahim al-Naef al-Hajj, “who controlled the district from the city of Raqqa to the settlement of es-Sohne” and IS head of security Suleiman al-Sawah,” the ministry added in their statement.

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commented 2017-06-18 04:09:27 -0400
With luck the Russians are right on this one.
commented 2017-06-17 17:15:59 -0400
Leviticus 2013… Any bets on who the next lib..oops…I mean leadre will be?
commented 2017-06-16 23:10:46 -0400
Don’t pop the champagne too quickly… When one of these savages are takin out that creates a vacuum, nature abhors a vacuum and the regime carries on with the new replacement.
commented 2017-06-16 20:09:05 -0400
If confirmed very good news indeed.
However, with 1.6 billion savages on loose worldwide (hundred of millions in the west alone) and thousands of western politicians working as their cronies, not to mention several million of their leftard supporters, the battle is far from over. We could only win when we defeat this toxic ideology called islam.
commented 2017-06-16 19:20:31 -0400
No caliph, no caliphate. Thank you so much, Russia!
commented 2017-06-16 18:58:33 -0400
I hope the confirmation of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death comes in soon.
The other terrorists killed have been identified – Thank you Russians!
commented 2017-06-16 18:19:37 -0400
Since 9/11 – IN THE NAME OF ISLAM (SATAN): 33,528 Attacks, 216,244 Killed, 297,473 Injured that we know of
commented 2017-06-16 18:15:41 -0400
Bloody good shot. A few less maniacs to worry about.
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