Urgent Killed Baghdadi .. and Trump will make an "important statement"[/rtl]
[rtl]Release date:: 2019/10/27 8:20 • 528 times read[/rtl]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US military has carried out a military operation targeting Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, but they have yet to confirm his death in the operation, US media reported on Sunday.
US media said President Donald Trump had approved a military operation against Baghdadi and that there was strong information that he had been killed.
According to Reuters news agency , "news agency, quoting a US official as saying that the US carried out the operation against the leader of Daesh, but stressed that it is not yet clear whether the process has already succeeded.
The network quoted a " CNN "US senior military official, the army the US targeted leader Daesh in a raid Saturday in the north - eastern Syria.
the network said that the Central intelligence agency (CIA) helped determine its location, without the little clarification on his position.
quoted "Newsweek" magazine , the US to an official in the US army, was briefed on The results of the operation say that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed during the military operation that targeted him.
She pointed out that "a limited exchange of fire occurred when US special forces arrived to the location of al-Baghdadi in Syria and that his wives were also killed during the operation," noting that "Baghdadi blew himself up with an explosive belt after failing to escape the siege of US forces to his place of residence in Syria."
US media have reported that the Pentagon has told the White House that they have great confidence that the target is "high value" and that an investigation is under way to confirm the target.
The reports coincided with a brief statement by the White House spokesman that President Trump will make a "very important" statement this afternoon, noting that the speech will be at 13:00 GMT.
Before that, Trump wrote in a tweet on his Twitter account the phrase: "Something very big has just happened!", Without giving further details.