Our correspondent in Washington:Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed northwestern Syria

Sunday 27th October 2019 - 11:44

Our correspondent in Washington:Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed northwestern Syria

 Washington - Zeina Ibrahim

A US military official confirmed Sunday the death of the leader of the Islamic State terrorist group Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in Syria.US President Donald Trump will formally announce the killing of the terrorist, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, at 4 pm Baghdad time, White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gedli said.It added that the US military targeted the terrorist Baghdadi, in a raid in northwestern Syria on Saturday, according to a senior US defense official.The official said the CIA helped find the terrorist leader of Daesh.

A US defense official confirmed that the terrorist, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, blew himself up with an explosive belt during the military operation in Syria.Our correspondent in Washington confirmed that the final confirmation of the death of Baghdadi was awaiting the result of DNA tests and fingerprints.