Urgent The Pentagon reveals important details about the killing of Baghdadi .. This is the fate of his body[/rtl]
[rtl]Release date:: 2019/10/27 9:18 • 574 times read[/rtl]
A special US military unit belonging to the Navy Seal has carried out a landing operation against an Islamic State (IS) gathering in northwestern Syria in Idlib province, a senior Pentagon official said. Its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
The official, who asked not to be named at the Pentagon, said Baghdadi was killed after US intelligence services confirmed his location. He was immediately liquidated and his body captured.
The official pointed out that the DNA test proved the identification of Baghdadi.
The Pentagon is silent on the fate of al-Baghdadi's body.
In a preliminary analysis, Pentagon commanders assert that Baghdadi's death does not mean the end of the war against IS and that military operations against him will continue, a senior Pentagon official said.
The US television networks "CNN" and "ABC" early Sunday that Baghdadi was probably killed after a US raid in the Idlib region in Syria.
CNN reported that the US military was conducting tests before he could officially confirm Baghdadi's death.
One US media quoted several government sources as saying that Baghdadi may have killed himself with a suicide vest when US special forces attacked his position.
The White House announced Saturday that US President Donald Trump will make a "very important" announcement on Sunday morning.
Before that, Trump wrote in a tweet on Twitter, "Something just happened too big!", Without further explanation.